Conflict happens. Even with good intent, misunderstandings happen and we find ourselves in the middle of a communication conflict. Here's how to help prevent those conflicts from happening.
When things are not going the way you want, do you keep repeating the same response or behavior but hope for, or expect, something different to happen? This is called a communication stuck state cycle: repeating the same communication cycle over and over.
We often to try to resolve a conflict when we should think through the decision of whether to have the conversation in the first place.