Conflict is a normal part of any ongoing relationship. Whether it’s with family members or friends, conflict happens when we try to attend to our needs in a way that disrupts how others attend to their needs.
Managing conflict without escalating to heated arguments and hurt feelings is hard enough; for reactive ADHD brains that are sensitive to criticism and rapidly flood with intense emotions, it may feel downright impossible.
It is not.The key? A conflict resolution plan for handling disagreements when they inevitably come up. A good plan will incorporate tools that support connection, accountability, and emotional regulation, using the ideas below.By far the most helpful conflict resolution tool, reflective listening can help all parties say what they want to say and feel heard in the heat of the moment.Read more on additudemag.com