Conflict Tips

Star and I led FamilyLife’s “Art of Marriage” event at a local church this past weekend and had a blast. If you haven’t attended, you need to.

One of the most practical pieces of information shared was the tips on conflict below. Check it out…

FOCUS ON RATHER THAN
One issue Many Issues
The Problem The Person
Behavior Character
Specifics Generalizations
Facts Judgment of Motives
“I” statements “You” Statements
Understanding Who’s winning or losing

Although following these guidelines won’t come close to fixing all your conflicts, they will help you move towards each other as you attempt to work through them.