Category Archives: Marital and Relationship Conflict

Processes to help improve the quality of relationships and handle the inevitable conflict in relationships

Nothing Wrong with Changing Your Mind: Margaret Heffernan

Great piece in today’s UK Financial Times on the value of changing your mind. I try to do it all the time and this blog is all about some ways to do that. There is nothing wrong with changing your … Continue reading

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Ways to Argue: Rubbish!

I suppose I grew up in a very argumentative culture: the South Wales valleys where everyone loved arguing for the sheer joy of it. And also to get a better take on reality and politics and all. To learn via … Continue reading

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Self-Sabotage and Dysfunctional Organizations

Riffing on the subject of mentoring which has been part of my practice these last thirty years: At the individual level I see few lost causes. I do see two huge factors: Firstly individual self sabotage is the prime human … Continue reading

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Mansplaining: How to Tell if You Are

Thanks to Kim Goodwin for this: 

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Top Ten Commandments of Logic and Good Conflict Tips Too

Useful Top Ten Conflict Tips also: (if anyone knows the original source please let me know) Some more explanation but not necessarily the Source Code at: The 10 Commandments of Rational Debate [logical fallacies explained]  

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Declining Conflict Handling Skills with Ageing

My late father always had a difficult strand, but it became worse with age, a higher proportion of whom he was, until in his 90s he could be very difficult to deal with, unable to meet his own interests in … Continue reading

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Modest Realism in Conflict: Top Ten Conflict Tips

Modern political discourse in the US seems to have become detached from reality in so many ways in the current 2016 Presidential Election campaign and before. So I thought it a good time to post one of our Top Ten … Continue reading

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