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Steps to Resolve Interpersonal Relationship Conflicts

Posted on the 20 December 2016 by Lifecoachbloggers
Effective interpersonal relationship skills is one of the eight vital elements of persuasion. This simple easy-to-recall mnemonic, 5A, can help you remember the basic techniques of interpersonal relationship skills and it stands for:-
  • Aware 

    Steps to Resolve Interpersonal Conflicts

    Steps to Resolve Interpersonal Conflicts

  • Accept 
  • Avoid 
  • Articulate 
  • Await 


Besides finding out the common behavior and reactions to the certain situations of a person, one must also keep a track of some of the most common things that annoy a person.


When you know that your husband doesn’t like you talking to a particular person, being aware of this truth can help you to deal this situation in the future.


Whether it is an aggressive, assertive or passive behaviour, if you learn to accept the behaviour—as long as it doesn’t intensely affect you—it is easy to live with almost any kind of person on earth.


When you know your dad is short tempered, accept it, and live with it.


People avoid people for two reasons: one, they don’t like the other person. Two, they buy time to think so that they take right decision. People keep this technique as the last tool, but it is a very effective option as you can evade most emotionally out bursting situations by being away from the person. So, whenever possible, avoid being in front of these people, talk less or just be silent. However, depending on the context, avoidance may also aggravate the situation. It is a subtle skill of a person to use this technique appropriately.


Articulate, in this context, means using the right words and tone. Many people calm themselves when they here polite, friendly, courteous, kind words, rapport building phrases and transition statements. 

Here is the list:

Please, I agree, I am sorry, Thank you so much, Excuse me, I agree with your point.


Before arriving at a conclusion that a person is highly sensitive, take time to observe and understand the person. In most instances, the tag, “Highly sensitive Person” happens to be a mere perception and when enough time is given to comprehend the situation this perception changes.


If you notice that your manager is upset about you, give time. You may realize that your manager is right.
Now that, 5 A acronym got registered in your mind, it could be applied spontaneously because this simple acronym can pop up immediately whenever you would like to build a fruitful interpersonal relationship with almost anybody to like.

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