Walking away from conflict situations and doing so with grace, if that is how you want to proceed, takes lots of thought about the risks of doing so and also, the advantages. It is reflecting too on what that means for the dispute and the relationship. These and other important considerations are the subject of this week’s ConflictMastery™ Quest(ions) blog.
To answer the following questions, I invite you to bring to mind a dispute about which you are contemplating walking away and doing so with grace.
How do you describe the expression – walking away with grace?
What is the situation from which you want to walk away – with grace?
What is the strongest push that is leading you to walk away at this time?
What are the risks of walking away regarding the issues in dispute?
What are the risks of doing so for the relationship?
What are the advantages of walking away for the dispute?
What are the advantages of doing so for the relationship?
What will walking away look like in a way that fits your description as you answered the first question here?
When you think of walking away with grace in this way, what does that feel like? What do you not like about how it feels, if anything?
What are you thinking now about this situation?
What other ConflictMastery™ Quest(ions) may you add here?