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Discussion 2: The Effect of Conflict on Couples
This Discussion centers on conflict in relationships, specifically the most common issues leading to conflict that you are likely to encounter as a professional counselor.
You will analyze Gottman’s “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” conflict types, and how each might impact a couple’s relationship. You also reflect on your comfort level while addressing conflict and facilitating difficult situations.
Post by Day 4 a brief description of an issue related to conflict in couples. Explain which of Gottman’s “Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse” could impact this issue. Next, explain how each of Gottman’s types of conflict might impact a couple’s relationship. Finally, reflect on your comfort level addressing conflict in couples and facilitating potentially difficult situations.
Read a selection of your colleagues’ postings.
Respond by Day 6 to at least one of your colleagues’ postings. Respond in one or more of the following ways:
- Share an insight from having read your colleague’s posting
- Offer and support an opinion
- Validate an idea with your own experience
- Expand on your colleague’s posting
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the Learning Resources.