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Archive for October 2014

I’m not being childish, I’m being emotional!

I heard this line in a TV show the other night and it really struck me. It seems fairly common in relationships that when one person exhibits emotion, it is deemed to be childish behaviour and whatever is going on that has led to the emotion is discounted. What is childish about being emotional? Is…

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Conflict Style is like a Jellied Salad

We are all going to have conflict. That’s just the way it is. One of the first ways we learn about conflict is from our family and some people never change from this early approach. Family of origin stuff provides us with a recipe for handling conflict and often it isn’t the tastiest creation out…

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