Make Love Not War

How to Stop Fighting, Start Negotiating and Fix your Relationship
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2015 English

Course Description

    One of the hardest things about being in a relationship is fighting. When you fight with your partner, nothing gets resolved and with irreconcilable differences the primary reason for most divorces, fighting can be fatal to an otherwise happy marriage. It doesn’t have to be this way.

    Learn how to stop fighting and save your relationship by negotiating instead

      ·Learn the difference between fighting and negotiating

      ·Discover the 8 Rules of fighting

      ·Master the 4 steps of a negotiation

    Develop the skills and mindset of happy couples

    Couples who stand the test of time all know resolve their differences in a way that is constructive and respectful to their partner. This course will help you be one of those couples. We’ll look at fighting, what it is and why it is so hurtful and give you the rules you need to follow to ensure an argument doesn’t turn into World War 3.

    Then, we’ll look at negotiating, how is it different to fighting, the steps you need to follow to negotiate effectively and how you can use this with your kids. We’ll even give you a special bonus module that will help you to be assertive.

    This course was recorded live at our two workshop “The Relationship Toolbox” and was among the most popular topics of the whole 2 days. The 21 lectures in this course will help you to learn how to control your emotions, communicate effectively with your partner and resolve your differences. Upon completion, you’ll have all the tools you need to reduce the amount and intensity of your fights.

What are the requirements?

  • Be Human
  • Have a relationship of some kind whether it's with a partner, parent, friend, child or even co-worker

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify triggers that cause fights
  • Develop a win/win mindset
  • Resolve conflicts and differences
  • Fix your relationship
  • Take back your personal power

Who is the target audience?

  • People in a long or short term relationship
  • Couples who fight and argue
  • Couples who have difficulty in resolving conflicts and problems

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction
What this course is about
Course Objectives
How to get the most out of this course
Set your intention
Exercise: Set your intention
1 page
Section 2: Stop Fighting
The Effects of Fighting
Why do fights get worse?
Characteristics of fighting
Rules of fighting
Resolving fights vs supresing fights
Rules of Fighting exercise
1 page
4 questions

How much do you remember?

Section 3: Start Negotiating
Characteristics of Negotiating
Stages of a Negotiation
Why negotiation is good for kids
Revision Quiz
3 questions
Section 4: "Special Bonus" Module: Power and Relationships
What is Power?
How to handle power plays
How to disengage from power plays
Revision Quiz
2 questions
Section 5: Where to now?
How to make it work

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Instructor Biography

Rodney Owen, Counsellor

Rodney is a Counsellor and founder of Bloke Support, an organisation that helps men, families and couples with a range of issues including relationships, anger management, depression, stress management and workplace issues.

Rodney started working with Lifeline in 2009 as a Telephone Counsellor and supervisor where he has spoken with hundreds of people with a variety of issues. Rodney also worked as a mental health support worker working with clients with acute mental health issues such as schizophrenia and bi polar disorder.

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