Category Archives: Marital and Relationship Conflict

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

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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Growing Conflict as We Age Between the World and Our Neural Plasticity

I was doing some work on life stages, using the insights of Brian Wexler’s fine book Brain and Culture, and dreamed up this diagram that captures seven life stages in the context of a rapidly changing world what I represent … Continue reading

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Love and Need

Personal relationships problems are often about the conflicts that arise from the combination or conflict of love and need, and differences in needs. I am currently supporting several friends through divorces. Meanwhile one of the young people I advise, is, … Continue reading

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Pablo Neruda Insight

In these dark times, I thought a Pablo Neruda Poem might help: 

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List of Cognitive Biases

Marvelously self challenging list of cognitive biases from Wikipedia as pointed out to me by my friend John.  Cognitive bias describes the inherent thinking errors that humans make in processing information. Some of these have been verified empirically in the … Continue reading

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