Relationship tips: Conflict hacks for couples to build healthy connections

Published on Jun 07, 2024 07:15 PM IST

  • From negative escalation cycle to confirmation bias, here are a few behavioural patterns that lead to conflicts.

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Published on Jun 07, 2024 07:15 PM IST

In a relationship, when we feel that we’re stuck in the loop of conflict, it is important to reevaluate the ways we are addressing issues. “When you find yourself stuck in a loop of repeating the same unwanted pattern, the only way out is to illuminate the underlying unconscious process. When it comes to conflict in relationships it is always these implicit patterns that create negative repetition,” wrote Couples Therapist Jordan Dann.(Unsplash)

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Reenactments are natural in a relationship when the person carries the burden of childhood trauma. This does not allow them to get over the trauma of a bad childhood and see things clearly. (Unsplash)
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Reenactments are natural in a relationship when the person carries the burden of childhood trauma. This does not allow them to get over the trauma of a bad childhood and see things clearly. (Unsplash)

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Confirmation bias is a neurological pattern where a person tends to fall into the negative order rather than no order at all. Hence, this makes them accuse the other partner negatively. (Unsplash)
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Confirmation bias is a neurological pattern where a person tends to fall into the negative order rather than no order at all. Hence, this makes them accuse the other partner negatively. (Unsplash)

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Often people think that their behaviour is situational while the partner's reaction is characterological. Hence, they end up accusing the partner pf bad behaviour. (Unsplash)
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Often people think that their behaviour is situational while the partner’s reaction is characterological. Hence, they end up accusing the partner pf bad behaviour. (Unsplash)

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Often people follow the negative escalation cycle where they expect their partner to behave like their inuring caregivers in childhood because that denotes predictability, even though it is harmful. (Unsplash)
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Often people follow the negative escalation cycle where they expect their partner to behave like their inuring caregivers in childhood because that denotes predictability, even though it is harmful. (Unsplash)

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