A Mindset Called “Wise Reasoning” Can Lead to More Productive Relationship Conflicts

5 dandelion floofs of different colors (left to right: white, yellow, teal, green, purple)
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I’ve long been an advocate for the importance of being able to take other people’s perspectives — in general but specifically when it comes to close relationships. The worst conflicts I’ve had have been whenever one or both of us became utterly intransigent. Fixed in our views. And wouldn’t entertain that the other person was inhabiting a different position,  » Read more

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