Fight Right, Mom & Dad! 3 Simple Steps for Resolving Arguments! by Dr. Sarah Allen
It’s impossible to interact with others and not ever be irritated or opposed to what they’re doing or saying. But arguing with people close to us can really upset our equilibrium. What to do? Pushing down feelings to avoid upset isn’t a good strategy; it just leads to resentment and feelings of powerlessness. Instead, use these three simple steps to argue effectively so both your needs get met:
- Stay calm.
- Listen and be heard.
- Problem solve together.
Give it a try! Get more tips on resolving arguments here!