Principles of interpersonal conflict (Conflict can center on a variety of…
Principles of interpersonal conflict
Conflict is inevitable
conflict is a part of every relationship
one study found that people have approximately seven conflicts a week.
Conflict can center on a variety of issues
intimacy issues, such as affection and sex
power issues, such as excessive demands or possessiveness
personal flaws issues, such as drinking or smoking
personal distance issues, such as politics and social policies, parents, and personal values
distrust issues, such as previous lovers and lying
another class of issues that create conflict is that of the social allergen.
conflict can occur in all communication forms
same conflicts that you experience face to face can also arise online.
Conflict can be negative or positive
often leads to negative regard for the other party.
many conflicts involve unfair fighting methods.
conflict may lead you to close yourself off from the other person
forces you to examine a problem and work towards a solution
can stop resentment from increasing and let our needs be known.
Conflict is influenced by culture and gender
culture influences what people fight about and what is appropriate.
types of conflict that arise depend on the cultural orientation.
men are more apt to withdraw from a conflict.
women want to talk about and resolve a conflict.
Conflict styles have consequences
Styles: Competing( I win, you lose), Avoiding(I lose, you lose) Accommodating(I lose, You win), Collaborating(I win, you win), Compromising(I win and lose, You win and lose).