If you spend any amount of time around people in your day to day life, you’ll quickly see that it doesn’t take long for arguments to arise. And, it’s no better online, either. From Twitter to Facebook, arguments abound. And it doesn’t seem isolated to just politics, fashion, or sporting teams. It appears that no matter the subject, some people love to argue.
But why is that? Is it a new phenomenon that’s related to our technologically-advanced culture? Or is there something else rooted deeper in us that’s causing this need to express our unwavering thoughts and opinions? Continue reading “When Arguments Get You Nowhere”
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In most households, teens and conflict usually go hand in hand. So how can parents turn the next confrontation with their teen into an opportunity for growth? On this weekend’s edition of Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston shares the seven characteristics of a successful argument.
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