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Relationships, Sex, Dating and Marriage Advice - I Do Podcast

109: Stop Disagreements From Turning Into Fights

Relationships, Sex, Dating and Marriage Advice - I Do Podcast
Released on Aug 23, 2017
Jeremy Sherman, Ph.D., M.P.P. researches and writes about decision-making from the origins of life to everyday life. He has written over 1100 articles on practical decision-making for his Psychology Today blog: Ambigamy: Insights for the deeply romantic and deeply skeptical and has a book coming out with Columbia University Press this October: Neither Ghost Nor Machine, the emergence and nature of selves.

In this episode we discuss relationship advice topics that include:

  • How to avoid escalating a disagreement into a fight in your relationship. 
     
  • Determining where the fight is coming from by asking, "Is it stemming from you, me or us?"
  • Mirroring your partner to help talk your way through a disagreement. 
  • How going meta and thinking about how you are thinking can help resolve conflict in your relationship.
  • Why it's important to not become the 'judge' of the disagreement with your partner.
  • And much more!

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Full Show Notes at http://idopodcast.com/109

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