Blogging is such a creative and vast field where you possibly can’t move alone to achieve a long-term success. You need to develop a strong base of your friends or even partner(s) who will assist you out.
However, so what if there is a disagreement between two of you? Since, Conflicts usually occurs especially at the time when our egos are threatened and it paves the way for a fight. Therefore, during such times, it is always important to solve the matter amicably rather than making it worse.
Before, getting in detail it is important to know the Reasons for getting into disagreement
- Conflict occurs especially when we aren’t able to meet the expectations.
- Another thing which is worth mentioning over here is that two individuals can’t think in the same manner even though you have various things in common with each other. What can be a better example than that of twins as well, who also differ in their thought process.
Conflicts also occur due to following:-
- Suppose, if you were looking to sell a “not-so profitable” blog while your partner is averse to the idea (because he/she feels different)
- You wanted to work on other niche more (due to its comparably greater scope) while you are directed otherwise.
- You feel that your partner isn’t paying due attention to the blogs, both of you own
Odd behavior of your partner arising due to conflict
In an age of social media, sites such as Facebook, Twitter etc are literally an open book, and it isn’t hard for you to gauge the odd behavior of your partner as well.
- Your tweet isn’t getting any response from your partner.
- Your partner has “un-friended” you on Facebook in the “heat of the moment”
- Your e-mail hasn’t still been responded by him/her.
Conflict is an inevitable part which usually occurs in a close relationship. While reading the following post, you will know the tips to overcome the conflict with your blogging partner
Interaction is an important part towards removing the doubts and more frequently, you will indulge in the same, better it will be for you. Try to end the matter. You aren’t an exception if you disagree with your partner over a certain thing, but what matters is talk without letting your ego conquer you.
Don’t make a mountain of a mole hill
One of the most important reasons for arising conflict is that we start drawing a negative picture of our partner without even trying any bit to remove them. It might happen that we even believe to what even the third person says (without cross checking the facts). Thereby, as we start accumulating the negative feelings for our partner, it is bound to create an outburst and make things rough.
You won’t become down, if you accept the mistake
It is a matter between two of you and you will show your true humble nature, if you accept the mistake (even if you haven’t committed any). Thereby, you will prevent the matter from turning bad to worse. Hence later, you can have an interaction and tell him/her his mistakes for consolidating the relationship even further.
Patience is the key to success and just swallow your anger if you are really angry, because once you utter your words, then you can’t take them back. It won’t go down well with your partner for sure.
Don’t expect a lot
Conflicts arise when you have made your expectations too high. Therefore, be grounded and lower your expectations.
Refrain from making any personal attacks
Personal attacks will lead towards creating many problems as it will even damage the long-lasting relationship which both of you had. Therefore, focus mainly on the behavior of the person without stooping to so low.
Listen to your partner
Another tip to overcome the conflict with your blogging partner is to listen them as well. If we keep our cool and listen to what they have to say, then you can ease the situation to a great extent.
Overlook each others mistake
As you take out time towards listening each others opinion, you in a way create a room for accommodating the views of each other which helps in easing the relationship by removing conflicts between both of you as well.
Finally, after reading the aforesaid post, you know the tips to overcome the conflict with your blogging partner. Now, your mind will be at peace so that you can concentrate more towards constructive things by cementing your professional ties even further.
After all, just by thinking smartly, we can prevent the situation from turning it to be ugly. Since, if we maturely handle the situation we will even regard conflict as the sign of cementing the relations further.
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