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Arguing in front of children

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Traditional wisdom says that parents shouldn’t argue in front of their children. However as role models parents are in an ideal position to show their children how to resolve issues respectfully and peacefully. Kids are usually best able to thrive when they are raised in homes where relationships are respected and conflict is minimised.  But that doesn’t mean that they should be conflict-free places. Families are full of different personalities all wanting to get their individual needs met. It’s inevitable that there will be conflict and that includes disagreements between parents. It’s how conflict is managed, rather than the conflict itself, that is important when it comes to maintaining family harmony. Should we argue in front of children? I’m often asked is it okay to argue with a partner in front of children? I usually answer, &ldquo...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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