Conflict Resolution Strategies
“If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.” –Tom Hanks, A League of Their Own
Resolving conflict is often a difficult, time-consuming, and emotional endeavor even if there isn’t something extremely serious (like settlement money or a divorce) at stake. Given this, how can we hope to resolve conflict if we’re either one of the parties involved or if we’re to be the mediator or arbitrator in the case?
If you go into a situation without being prepared, you’re probably going to have a tough time resolving the conflict at all. Here are some strategies you can implement to help you become better at conflict resolution.
Information Pages on Conflict Resolution Strategies
Blog Posts on Conflict Resolution
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Regardless of how good a marriage or relationship is, there is always going to be at least some conflict. Relationship coach and expert Jeff Herring suggests three ways to handle conflict in marriage: compromise, co-exist, and capitulation (known as “The 3 Cs”).
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It is a fact that in many conflict resolution settings, such as mediations or settlement conferences, you may run into some people who are stuck in a sort of victim mentality. On the one hand, you don’t want to appear unsympathetic and cold-hearted. On the other, it’s important that you be able to navigate your path somehow through the conflict to ultimate resolution.
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Conflict is what helps individuals and society as a whole progress over time. Without conflict, we’d be right back where we started from with no collective improvement nor growth. The key to productive conflict is being able to reach a solution without causing more problems in the process.