Different people manage conflict in different ways. We develop our strategies early in life and then we use these startegies throughout life in an effort to meet our needs.
Usually we are not aware of how we act in conflict situations because we simply do whatever comes naturally.
What we all have is a personal strategy.
The good thing is that because it was learned, we can always change it by learning new and more effective ways of managing conflict in our lives and relationships.
Below are 10 ways that we may act when we are in conflict.
There are 6 styles that are actually harmful to us and our relationships. There are 3 ways that have some good qualities but also some drawbacks.
There is one style that would be considered the most productive when comes to dealing with conflict.