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We will address what to do and not do during conflict including behaviors to help you calm down, express hurt rather than just anger and avoid becoming defensive. We will talk about using "I" statements and being assertive versus aggressive, passive or passive aggressive. We will also talk about putting yourself in your partners shoes as well as the importance of incorporating calming centering practices into your life. And we will look at recognizing personal triggers and possible roots (such as family of origin issues) of anger and insecurity and behavior patterns that block intimacy such as becoming aggressive and/or hurtful to your partner, becoming defensive, withdrawing, running away, etc.
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