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Unformatted text preview: Focus on the problem instead of the individual. Humor, not sarcasm! Make fun of self or selves together. Indirect Nasty: Minimizing personal responsibility. Avoiding discussion. Deflect the Conversation. Rather than talk about problem, talk about problem you’re having talking. . 2. Cooperation- competition Persuasion/Coercion (competitive) Avoidance (nothing) Problem Solving (Cooperative) Least used category. 3. Relaxation: Arousal: When we have too much arousal we tend to personalize something. Conflict tactics during interaction. In healthy couples there should be a 5 to 1 positive to negative comment ratio. IN an unhealthy couple it’s more like 1 to 1....
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- Spring '08
- Conflict, Outline of self, Intimacy B. Conflict, negative B. Indirect