Conflicts

Psychology provides extraordinary tools and strategies for management conflicts much more effectively. Find out what lies behind certain behaviours and how you can react and overcome those situations that you face in your day-to-day life.

What’s the Narcissistic Supply?

What exactly is the narcissistic supply? Before defining it, let’s first analyze the concept of narcissism: what does it mean to be a narcissistic person?  The DSM-5 defines narcissistic personality disorder as a dominant pattern of grandiosity (in idealization or…

How to Speak Out Against Bullying

Knowing how to speak out against bullying or file an official complaint against an educational institution is crucial to put an end to the problem. If you stay silent, not only does the behavior go unpunished, but it’ll keep affecting…

Neighbor Harassment Can Do Serious Damage

The concept of “harassment” is relatively common in our daily lives. For example, we all know that many kids in school suffer from bullying at some point. It can even happen within the home. Then there’s the concept of “mobbing“,…

LGBT Violence, An Invisible Issue

LGBT violence is the type of violence that occurs within a same-sex couple. This type of aggression, as in any other form of gender and domestic violence, is when one partner controls or dominates the other. This is how the…

Why Can’t I be Happy for Others?

It’s normal to be envious, indifferent, or even to really dislike that others are doing fine. However, sometimes you might find it hard to feel happy about other’s happiness and this could mean there’s an underlying issue. Most of the…

Three Psychological Difficulties that Affect Couples

When you have underlying issues to address, you’ll most likely have issues with other people as well. In particular, it’s clear that there are some psychological difficulties that affect couples, subjective issues that prevent a relationship’s good development. The problem…

Five Explanations for Hate at First Sight

You’ve heard of love at first sight, but what about hate at first sight? First impressions can be positive or negative, and it’s certainly possible to instantly dislike or conflict with a person that you just met. Maybe you can’t…

How to Deal with a Difficult Student

If a difficult student intentionally challenges your authority, you might not know how to react. You might lose control and start making unsuitable gestures, which can trigger bullying and mockery in other students and leave you unable to diffuse the…

How a Separation or Divorce Affects a Child

A separation or divorce can impact all family members depending on the circumstances. In many cases, it mainly affects the children. Manipulation and lack of respect are the main temptations that no couple should ever resort to. In fact, it’s…

Four Keys to Dealing with Unexpected Situations

Unexpected situations can have unpleasant consequences that affect us deeply. This is why most people want to have control over what happens to them because humans feel more comfortable when they’re in charge. However, unexpected events are part of life,…

How to Get Through a Fight with Your Partner

It’s impossible to avoid conflicts in a relationship. At the end of the day, you’re two very different individuals. But the problem isn’t that people fight. The problem is that a lot of people don’t know how to deal with…

The Five Most Common Relationship Conflicts Couples Have

The most common relationship conflicts couples have nowadays are very different from those our grandparents had. Relationships have changed drastically in these last three or four decades. In fact, new sources of conflict have emerged since gender roles and family structures…

Violence in Young Couples: Why is it on the Rise?

People don’t talk a lot about violence in young couples. Despite the thousands of studies on violence/physical abuse in married couples, violence hasn’t been studied a lot in young couples. This topic is quite striking since we could possibly avoid…

The Effects of a Transgression in a Relationship

For most people, having a partner is one of the most important aspects of social adjustment and well-being. However, although most relationships are satisfactory, they can also be full of conflicts and discomforting situations. Some of these problems arise when…

The Four Most Common Work Conflicts

One of the biggest challenges when it comes to working with other people is dealing with conflicts of all kinds. It’s necessary to work as a team to achieve individual objectives. However, tension is normal and to be expected. In this article,…