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Understanding the Five Conflict Styles

Conflict is a part of life in relationships, and the way we handle conflict can say a lot about us. Many people have provided tools and strategies for navigating tension and issues effectively, but it is also helpful to understand people’s common styles in conflict as a framework for navigating conflict.

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Building Friendships During the 2020 Holiday Season

It is going to be different this year as there have been so many new pressures and demands on relationships as we have navigated social distancing, closed churches, universities, and entertainment venues. With so many differences, how can we stay connected and on the same page with friends?

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Resolving Roommate Rivalry

Roommates do not always get along. Other factors, such as differences in personality and expectations, can contribute to roommate discord. Especially in a time when stress may be amplified during the coronavirus pandemic, it is best to avoid these five most common conflict creators among roommates.

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The Upside & Downside of Communicating through Technology

Technology can be an asset or a liability in relationships. The trouble is that because texting is so easy, we do it instead of talking.