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    6 Tips For Handling Conflict In Your Relationship

    Listening How to handling conflict in your relationship? When discussing a difficult topic, you might be tempted to switch to lawyer mode and try to undermine what the other person is saying. While interrogating and listening are similar, there are some differences. Active listening requires a different mindset than interrogation. In this article, we will focus on two effective listening strategies. A good way to show that you’re listening is to summarize what was said, and repeat it. Avoid making assumptions – It is easy to assume meanings and make uninformed assumptions about your partner. Rather than assuming your partner’s meaning, ask them to elaborate on their thoughts and explain…

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    What Is Gatekeeping in Relationships? Examples and It’s Impact

    What Is Gatekeeping in Relationship? This article will discuss the impact of gatekeeping in relationship from three perspectives: restrictive gatekeeping after a divorce, maternal gatekeeping during a separation dispute, and paternal-paternal gatekeeping during relocation disputes. These examples are not intended to be exhaustive, but to illustrate the impact of gatekeeping in a relationship. Restrictive Gatekeeping in Relationships After Divorce Restrictive gatekeeping in relationship after divorce may be a common occurrence among a couple. This situation is especially troubling for parents who have children together, as it can lead to a host of problems. The other parent may be a gatekeeper in the eyes of the child, and they may violate…

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