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Category Archives: Conflict Coaching

Necessary Conflict

Like it or not, many interpersonal conflicts are necessary for our relationships to thrive. They’re important for being authentically who we are and not continually yielding to someone else’s needs over our own or twisting ourselves into something we aren’t … Continue reading

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Feeling Crummy About a Conflict

Before, during or after an interpersonal conflict, and sometimes in all these time periods, we feel crummy about the circumstances, ourselves and the other person. It’s an awful feeling – miserable, unsettling and upsetting, or as The Free Dictionary says … Continue reading

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Second-Guessing Ourselves When In Conflict

I don’t know about you – but there are many times I “second-guess” what I said or did in some conflict situations. Or, I might “second-guess” what bothered me in the first place. The term second-guess has various definitions and … Continue reading

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Questioning Ourselves in Conflict

It’s a common phenomenon that we question ourselves when we are in conflict. For me, the unknown hovers and I have lots of questions. For instance: I question if the issue is worth fighting for; I wonder why a certain … Continue reading

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Self-Blame in Conflict

It happens for many of us that we take on the whole responsibility of our interpersonal conflicts – to our detriment. Owning our part is healthy and a reflection of conflict mastery. However, there is a good chance we both … Continue reading

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