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Reducing Parental Conflict

Conflict is a normal part of any parent relationship. However, it can become a problem when conflict is frequent, intense and not resolved well. The latest research tells us that conflict is harmful to children and affects their mental health, behaviour and success at school.

Getting on Better cards were developed by relationship experts OnePlusOne. They have been designed to help think about relationships in new ways, with ideas on how to reduce tension and arguments. Parents can look through the cards and follow the suggestions either together or separately.

• Stages and changes of relationships

• Arguments are like fire

• Conflict Styles

• The magic ratio

• Communicating better

• Harmful and helpful

• Child roles

• Parent roles