Because problems and conflicts are a normal part of couple relationships, healthy couples use strategies to stay calm, contain their stress response, soothe their partner, and listen attentively.
|MNG-F1||Manage: Dealing with Differences in Healthy Ways
Brief summary for professionals about conflict in couple relationships.
(For a copy of the full chapter, see the National Extension Relationship and Marriage Education Model)
|MNG-F2||Dealing with Differences in Healthy Ways
Fact sheet that will help clients understand the healthy ways to manage conflict in their relationships.
|MNG-F3||Common Myths About Conflict in Relationships
Fact sheet that will help clients understand the nature and impact of conflict in relationships.
|MNG-F4||When Couples Fight, Children Suffer
Fact sheet that will help clients understand the impact of couple/co-parenting conflict on parenting and children.
Clients will better understand harmful versus helpful ways of dealing with and expressing anger.
|MNG-T2||How Our Bodies Respond to Stress
Clients will better understand how their bodies respond to stress during conflict and healthy ways to manage it.
|MNG-T3||Getting Worked Up
Clients will better understand specific events that lead to them becoming angry.
|MNG-T4||Keeping Your Cool
Clients better understand various strategies to help manage situations of negative emotional arousal.
|MNG-T5||Keeping it Cool Together
Clients will better understand various strategies to help them calm down during emotionally intense times.
|MNG-T6||Managing Tough Talks
Clients will better understand effective ways to speak and listen during conflict.
|MNG-T7||Applying the Brakes During Conflict
Clients will learn conflict management strategies to help prevent arguments from escalating.