124 - Conflict

124 - Conflict - Conflict Howdopeopletendtoviewconflict?

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Conflict How do people tend to view conflict? Metaphors to understand conflict. Conflict is like a __________. Conflict is natural—it’s how it is managed that is key Some conflict is natural and can promote growth w/opportunities to discuss impt.  Issues But, conflict is still kept at a minimum in long-term healthy marriages Tends to decrease over time 7 years—tends to be the pivotal point for divorce Attributions during conflict (Sillars) Examples of types of negative conflict Demand-withdraw, Gottman’s four horseman, negativity, passive  aggressiveness, lack of other-orientation, mind-reading, attributional errors, aggression  vs. argumentation How incompatible conflict resolution styles are handled is key How is your conflict style matched with that of your partner?
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124 - Conflict - Conflict Howdopeopletendtoviewconflict?

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