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  • Writer's pictureDr. Jacqueline Cahalan

Walking Away From Conflict

Ask yourself:

Where do I stand on this?

What are my non-negotiables?

Will my engagement lead to productive understanding? Compromise? Change?

Don’t be afraid to walk away.

It is okay to ignore an inflammatory social media post.

You don’t need to repeatedly have the same argument with your child about household rules or expectations.

You can take a break from the endless news cycle.

Feel free to set and hold a boundary that feels right and protects what is most important to you.

This is helpful in parenting, in relationships, and in life in general.

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