How You Can Repair Relationships Damaged By Trump Politics

After the Capitol breach, we need to find common ground.

Danell teNyenhuis Black
Jan 9 · 4 min read
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“We don’t get harmony when everybody sings the same note. Only notes that are different can harmonize. The same is true with people.”
Steve Goodier

Relationship conflict resolution

Focus on the problem, not the person

Peace cannot be kept by force. It can only be achieved by understanding. — Albert Einstein

Use reflective listening

Use “I” statements

Look for common ground.

Know when to take a time out

Agree to disagree

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Danell teNyenhuis Black

Written by

Widow, Mother, Wife, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. Recovering Republican trying to find my way. https://www.danellt9.com/

Progressively Speaking

Practical information, analysis, and advice for Democrats, progressives, and other folks on the left.

Danell teNyenhuis Black

Written by

Widow, Mother, Wife, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. Recovering Republican trying to find my way. https://www.danellt9.com/

Progressively Speaking

Practical information, analysis, and advice for Democrats, progressives, and other folks on the left.

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