Conflict is a part of life. Our relationships with each other are complex, and naturally we may come into disagreement with the people around us. But we all handle conflict differently. The Thomas-Kilman model gives us 5 general conflict styles. Focus on the Family has a short 13 question quiz that you can take to see what your main conflict style is.
Click HERE to take the quiz.
It’s also worthy to read about all of the other conflict styles. You may find that you draw from some of the other styles in conflict.
Click HERE to read about the accommodating style. This means you try to serve others while giving and sacrificing in conflict.
Click HERE to read about the competing style. This is what Ricky got on his quiz! If this is your style too, it means that you are assertive and love to win.
Click HERE to read about the compromising style. Compromisers want both people to get something they want out of conflict.
Click HERE to read about the avoiding style. This is what Allison’s quiz result was! If you’re like her, you don’t like conflict and tend to be unassertive in conflict.
Click HERE to read about the collaborating style. This is a relationship focused style that seeks for people to work together in conflict to come to a good ending for everyone.
We hope that you can learn more about yourself from reading about these conflict styles. Click HERE to read the full article from Focus on the Family.