Agreeing to disagree then moving on
If we accept that we’re not always going to see eye-to-eye with our loved ones, it can help to view a disagreement as an exchange of ideas rather than a battle that needs to be won.
Click on the image below to download the worksheet. Reflect on a recent issue you’ve had with someone you care about. What role did you play in the disagreement? If you were given another opportunity to resolve the tension between you and this person, how would you behave differently?
“I want to avoid unnecessary conflict with my son. That doesn’t mean I don’t have boundaries, my boundaries are there so I don’t get caught up in his drug use and I’ve learned to pick my battles.”