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Finding Common Ground: The Harvard Negotiation Project

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Finding Common Ground: The Harvard Negotiation Project

Here’s the good news: 
Instead of suffering the loss of what is most important to you, or unknowingly putting your partner’s needs in jeopardy, you can use a simple approach to change the nature of negotiation. Take Fisher and Shapiro’s advice – focus on these five core concerns. 

Go through them all: Appreciation, Affiliation, Autonomy, Status, and Role. Do you feel that your needs are being met in all of these areas? Don’t worry if they aren’t. These are not easy concerns to address! Your level of satisfaction with each of them is a result of many complex and long-lasting dynamics between yourself and your partner.
Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

Wonderful tool for navigating conflict in a healthy manner from the Gottman Relationship Blog: 

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Conflict resolution for the blended family

Conflict resolution for the blended family | Relationships | Scoop.it

Blended family conflict a metaphor for life in general; conflict resolution skills are important!  

The family meeting has become a standard in most blended family homes, providing an excellent venue for effective communication, the foundation of conflict resolution.

Dr. Amy Fuller's insight:

Managing conflict is one of the major issues all families face, resolving conflict in a blended family can be even more challenging. I've observed the healthiest blended families are proactive about establishing effective communication. 

BlendedFamilyAdvice.com has lots of amazing resources and support for the blended family. Check it out. 

Blessings! Amy Fuller PhD

www.FullerLifeFamilyTherapy.org


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Dr. Amy Fuller, Marriage & Family Therapist passionate about healing & empowering a fuller life through Relational, Emotional, Mental & Spiritual Health/Growth. www.AmyFullerPhd.com