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Mairead meets Fiona McAuslen

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Episode notes

In this episode Mairead speaks to Fiona McAuslen, Mediator and Conflict coach and Director of Family Mediation Services at the Legal Aid Board conflict and the art of arguing. As we all know, sometime a bit of disagreement is necessary, and Fiona shares how to do that properly! She identifies the different types of arguing we all do, the best way to resolve conflict and if you should avoid people who are argumentative.

She also talks about what you need to think about in terms of conflict and arguing in the early stages of a new relationship, what you are willing to accept or not and what that means for your future together. She discusses how to navigate your way through an argument when you’re a person who avoids conflict and your partner needs to talk and vice versa.