Jan 10, 2020 in Tutoring
In this article, you can learn tips for conflict resolution to help maintain professionalism with difficult people.
How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
For those starting a new semester, you may have already looked up your professors on “rate my professor” to get an idea about what you’ve gotten yourself into. Some of you may be dealing with a difficult supervisor, or have a bad relationship with said professors because of some issues that may have occurred (or will occur this semester). If it makes you feel any better, you’re not alone.
As a new mom and a University student, I have faced many challenges with maintaining a professional relationship while advocating for my rights, and having to fight for grades and opportunities I earned that were threatened due to my having a child. Luckily, I have learned a lot from those experiences and have been able to maintain my professional relationships thus far.
My first tip in dealing with difficult people/supervisors is to avoid confronting an issue in the moment. Doing so may cause the receiving party to feel attacked and they may become defensive. Instead, try writing down your frustrations and concerns, or find someone to vent to so you are able to approach the next step with a clear mind.
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The next thing I suggest is making an itemized list (or just write down what was frustrating for you) so you can address the sections of the issue/s that can actually be dealt with. This will keep you from going after an individual for things that are not related to the issue/s while also maintaining professional respect. After making the list, it may be helpful to look at the course syllabus, or any handbook or organization policies that may help you navigate your issue/s. Being able to provide supporting documents in your favor may ensure a better outcome, however in contrast doing your research may also help you navigate validity and further steps to the issue/s at hand.
Next, email the individual to schedule a time to meet so you can discuss the issue/s. It is helpful to use “I” statements such as “I feel” to express what you took from the experience. This will help you navigate a constructive conversation to reach possible solutions.
If these steps are not helpful and there is no resolution, my next advice is to repeat the same steps with a supervisor who has more authority over the situation. Remember to always maintain professional demeanor, how you handle these situations will speak a lot to your professionalism, so try not to let conflict push you to the edge.