What causes disagreements in parent relationships

Partners argue for all sorts of reasons. In this section we will explore some of the triggers that cause arguments and the negative patterns of communication that add fuel to the fire.

Is this a familiar story?
All families argue but when the arguments become frequent, intense and unresloved with poor communication then it can lead to relationship breakdown.

These two videos explore four types of negative communication that leads to destructive communication

To look at how to change and respond to  these four negative communication patterns click here

You can discover more about the four horsemen of the apocalypse and the Gottman Institute at www.gottman.com

We all bring stuff into our relationship and this will affect how we react to stresses in our lives.  Find out more in this video.

Disagreements in Parent  Relationships

Children and Family Services

Council of the Isles of Scilly

Carn Gwaval Wellbeing Centre

St Mary's

Isles of Scilly

TR21 0NA

Telephone: 01720 424490

Email: localofferscilly@scilly.gov.uk