Experience with family verbal conflict as a child can help in stressful situations as an adult

24 noviembre 2014

Individuals who were exposed to intense verbal aggression as children are able to handle intense conflict later in life, new research suggests. «Conflict experiences can be beneficial, by alleviating tension and avoiding conflict escalation, reducing communication apprehension, and contributing to closeness within the relationship,» said an author of the study. «Given the diversity of outcomes associated with interpersonal conflict, efforts to understand variation in the experienced negativity of conflict experiences are extremely important in helping people navigate these interactions.»