My Conflict Resolution Style

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Reflection on my Conflict Resolution Style Conflict by any definition means an expressed struggle between at least two independent parties who perceive incompatible goals, scarce resources and interference from the other party in achieving their goals. This can be in the form of a difference of opinion, confrontation, stubbornness and many other ways to exemplify conflict. Everyone has experienced conflict in one way or another. If conflict is appropriately addressed it can be healthy and beneficial if not addressed correctly then it can become victimizing and concerning. I never intend to make anyone uncomfortable or put-off by my conflict resolution style but what life experiences has taught me is that I will always have to deal with problematic situations and it is how I handle them that really makes a difference in my relationships with other people. With this being said I want to know how my method of conflict resolution effects my interpersonal relationships. Based on my knowledge thus far, I have observed that my communication style may work with one relationship but not others. This has left room for error regarding arguments because it is particularly difficult to change who you are, how you talk, and the way you present yourself from person to person. Therefore, I have one preferred conflict resolution style: the only issue with that is not everyone accepts or appreciates it. My goal is to talk to someone I am really close with and find out his thoughts about my

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