‘I get drawn into my children’s squabbles and end up being the baddie!’
I am feeling…..Blamed / Confrontational / Upset
Step 1. (How I would like to feel…)
Harmonious / Happy / Fulfilled
Step 2. (Quality Questions for self…)
Am I being dragged down to their level?
Do I need to back off and let them sort it out?
How can I deflect my involvement?
Step 3. (Practical steps leading to Positive Results…)
Know that they are capable of sorting it out themselves.
Let go of the responsibility of creating an answer for them.
Don’t take sides even when you want to.