Posts tagged "conflict"

Astrology 101: What Each Sign Needs During Conflict

It goes without saying that everyone handles conflict differently. People have their default fighting styles, their bad habits, their avoidance tactics, etc. We've realized that the way people respond to conflict usually has something to do with their needs -- some people need space and time to process, some people need to spew out all…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas / November 21, 2013

7 Seemingly Neutral Topics That Might Start A Family Feud (And How To Recover)

Ah, Thanksgiving: a day of gratitude, binge eating, and togetherness. Unfortunately, that whole "togetherness" thing doesn't always go so smoothly. We all know to avoid inflammatory topics like religion and politics when convening with far-flung family members, but what happens when seemingly innocuous subjects cause tempers to flare and awkward silence to follow? To hel…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 23, 2011

Libyan Woman Says She Was Raped By Qaddafi’s Men, Is Detained At Gunpoint By Government Forces

On Saturday, Libyan woman Eman al-Obeidy walked into a hotel in Tripoli, Libya, populated by foreign journalists in order to let the world know that Col. Moammar Qaddafi's military forces had beaten and raped her. What followed was a violent scuffle, as al-Obeidy was forcibly removed by Qaddafi's men, despite the protests and protections of…

By: Julie Gerstein / March 26, 2011