COM-312 Benchmark Conflict.docx

Assignment title here they also recognize that they

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ASSIGNMENT TITLE HERE they also recognize that they were not blunt with the things their former friends had done wrong. The writer allowed them to carry on and mistreat them and did little about it. By the time the writer brought up something to them, the group agreed and moved on. But by this point, the writer, still used to this habit of gossiping, continued to report back to other friends about this one group’s behavior. In the long run, the writer ended up losing friends from both groups and experienced emotional pain; they did not want to hurt anyone, and yet, right in front of their eyes, ended up hurting the people they called friends. Although the writer had calm persistence, this persistence ended up mimicking the behavior that the writer initially was distasteful towards (Hocker & Wilmot, 2018). The group rubbed off on the writer and ended up becoming a scapegoat for more additional conflicts along the way. Although the group cut ties, the destructive effects from those relationships impacted the writer for a year. Interviewed Persons When it comes to conflict styles, they truly can differ from person to person. Using a conflict assessment tool, an informal interview was done to reflect upon the writer’s conflict style. The positives of my nonconfrontational conflict style was, for a short while, all interactions with the group were fun. Of course, there always was the underlying fear, but overall the good years during that period were beneficial. The writer came to terms about a lot of personal issues with them and learn more reasons as to why the individuals were that way. By asking Person G and Person M, both close friends, they had their own unique takes on the more positive side. For Person G, one noticed that a lot of the conflict was inside of the writer; it 3
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ASSIGNMENT TITLE HERE embodied myself (Hicks, 2018). A lot of the issues were apparent because the author had their own issues. If the writer mentioned these issues and conquered my fears, there probably wouldn’t have been a buildup of stress of conflict. Alternatively, if there was no fear, the writer could have cut ties themselves and gotten to a healthier place as well. Person M agrees that there
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  • Fall '17
  • Conflict, Writer, Interpersonal relationship

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