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Why Avoiding Conflict Creates Conflict

February 9, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

There are, generally, two reasons people avoid conflict: fear of disconnection and fear of being judged. Yet, except in the case of pending physical violence in a conflict-heavy situation, this type of conflict avoidance will usually result in more conflict somewhere down the road. Consider even some of the big conflicts that exist across cultures today, they were brewing for a long time before boiling over. Conflict situations rarely resolve themselves, if ever. Instead, learning to manage conflict is far more effective than simple avoidance. After all, human beings being what we are, disagreements and disputes are to be expected. If you hope to learn how to manage conflict more effectively, you’ll first need to understand your reasons for avoiding […]

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