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How Conflict Can Create Love

We fade in on a couple sitting quietly at Sunday morning breakfast. Suddenly, a seemingly innocuous comment swiftly shifts the peaceful mood into prodigious conflict. She: Could you be more careful w…

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Happy Together – Book Giveaway!

We are giving away a copy of Happy Together: Creating a Lifetime of Connection, Commitment, and Intimacy, by Dr. Bill Cloke. Check out these five steps to help resolve conflicts, and then leave a com…

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7 Ways to Work Out Negative Emotions with Your Mate

"Through the fire all that remains is gold." —Anonymous Adam was a student of relationships: he had them down pat, or so he thought. Then he met Zoe. She was an attorney and didn't suffer fools. Sh…

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Why ‘Always’ and ‘Never’ Hurt Relationships

"I am always helping you and you never help me." Sound familiar? In the heat of the moment, always and never seem to roll off our tongues like butter, with a slippery-slope of a result: a total meltdo…

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Is Criticism Ever Constructive?

Is there such a thing as constructive criticism? Not really? Criticism seems more like a punch in the stomach than a helpful hint. Complaints are a different animal altogether. The major difference be…

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Are You in Love With an Emotional Vampire?

By Dr. Judith Orloff People we love can sometimes drain us the most. Our mates may not be trying to do this, but life's demands add up. For instance, at the end of a long day, he or she might co…

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When Couples Fight

It's late, you're tired, and you're fighting mad at your mate.  No matter how much you both try to explain your points of view, you find yourselves at an impasse, and that makes you that much more ang…

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Conflict Resolution: 6 Simple Steps

These six simple steps can take the sting out of conflict and lead to peaceful, mutually satisfying resolution. I have seen, over and over again, how relationships improve when my clients begin practi…

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Forwarded to those who need to see this post and have expressed interest. Thanks for posting

Thank you, this is very important advice.

Thanks Ann for sharing the info and advice.

That's true. Morning has it's own magic like evening do) Thanks for sharing:)

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