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The Power of Positive Confrontation by Susan Magee, Barbara Pachter

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Conflict, Conflict Everywhere

Life is full of sticky situations, packed with difficult conversations, and loaded with confrontation. How do you handle these situations, conversations, and confrontations? When someone’s behavior is bothering you—be it a relative, coworker, or neighbor—what do you say to that person?

Maybe you don’t say anything. If you don’t, you’re probably fed up, worn-out, or just plain sick and tired of not being able to tell someone who’s close—or not so close—what’s bothering you.

You are not alone if you feel this way.

Do you approach a problem with a friend or neighbor with good intentions but then lose it? Do you clam up, unfriend, storm out, or just chicken out?

Do you feel walked on, annoyed, bothered, taken advantage ...

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