Pam Curtis (pamc) wrote,
Pam Curtis

Suppose two children are fighting....

1. Wait.
2. Listen.
3. Now what do you suppose she means by that?
4. Wait.
5. Listen.
6. That's what he thinks you meant when you say that. Is that really what you mean/intend?
7. Repeat 1-6 until an accord is reached.
8. Now that you know all this, what can we do differently next time?
9. What else?
10. Repeat 9 until exhausted.
11. Given all those options, can you agree on one that works for both of you?
12. Shake on it.
Tags: fighting, writing

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