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#GettingOnBetter - Family Relationships

 

The 'Getting on Better' cards in the Downloads section provide useful information about family relationships and how to reduce conflict.

1. Stages and changes of relationships: for parents

Relationships change over time.

What stage are you at? What could this mean for your relationship?

 

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2. Arguments are like fire: for parents

When you know how arguments work, you can learn to keep them under control.

 

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3. Conflict styles: for parents

Common things people do in an argument, recognise these and you can change the way your arguments play out.

 

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4. The magic ratio: for parents

How many positive moments does it take to balance each negative moment?

 

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5. Better communication: for parents

The downward spiral.

Some types of behaviour can increase the risk of relationships difficulties.

 

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6. Harmful and helpful arguments: for parents

Harmful arguments can be BAD for your relationship.

Helpful arguments can be GOOD for you relationship.

 

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7. Child roles: for separated parents

When parents separate, children can often feel like they're being put into these different roles.

Can you guess what they are? 

 

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8. Unhelpful behaviours: for separated parents

When parents separate, they sometimes do things that can put their children in difficult positions.

Do you recognise any of these behaviours?

 

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