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4 Ways to Fight Fair

Aug 28, 2023 / Communication     

Conflict tends to bring out the worst in people.  They can all too easily become aggressive, insulting, and hurting—leaving wounds on their family members for a long time to come.  So how can you fight fair?  Here are a few ways for your family to fight fair.  First, know when to take a break.  When things start escalating, sometimes it’s best to take a short break and walk away from the situation to calm down.  Second, lower your defenses.  This is a great way to defuse intense emotions and avoid saying or doing things you’ll later regret.  Read more about the 4 Ways to Fight Fair.



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