Conflict Types
Assertive Scenarios
Emotions Behind Anger
Conflict Type Video Scenarios
Conflict in Pictures
100

I have a family reunion coming up this summer, and I haven't seen some of my family members since starting recovery. I'm struggling with anxiety about the event. 

Person vs Self

100

You want to go see a movie with your partner on Friday, but your friend called and asked your to hang out with them. 

Convince me with an Assertive Response

100

This emotions arises when we say or do something that is inappropriate for the situation while in the presence of other people. We get very uncomfortable and concerned about making a bad impression, or that we may be laughed at.


Embarrassment

100


Person vs Nature

200

My partner and I just bought a new bookshelf from IKEA. I have put together something similar to this before and I feel like I can do it without the instructions, but my partner feels that we should follow guide.

Person vs. Person

200
Another patient in group has asked you for the "twentieth" time to borrow a pen. Every time you lend them one, you don't get it back, so this time you say "no." They get angry and start to yell at you.

Convince me with an Assertive Response

200

This emotion arises when there is a gap between what we expect to happen and what happens or does not happen in reality. We feel this emotion when either we or others, do not live up to our/their expectations.

Disappointment

200


Person vs. Society

300

I am of Jewish faith, and I struggle going to company events since my employers do not consistently provide an option for my that follows my religious dietary restrictions. 

Person vs. Society

300

While getting ready for group, you notice your favorite shirt is missing. You notice that it was on the floor in the bathroom and you are suspecting your roommate used it. 

Convince me with an Assertive Response

300

This emotion is a feeling of discontent by comparing ourselves with someone else’s personal qualities, achievements, other attributes, possessions or luck.

Envy

300


Person vs Self

400

While I was hiking through the woods, I went off the trail to get closer to the creek. I noticed that I walked through a patch of poison ivy.

Person vs. Nature

400

You and your friends had plans for the weekend, and you've been looking forward to hanging out all week. On Friday morning, one of your friends tells you that you'll have to do it another time because "something came up."

Convince me with an Assertive Response

400

We feel this emotion when we consider ourselves responsible for physical or emotional harm, and we regret our involvement. It does not matter whether it has been done intentionally or unintentionally, since these feelings arise because of what we believe actually happened.

Guilt

400


Person vs Person

500

At the end of the soccer game, a penalty was made against the other team resulting in a shoot out. The responsibility of kicking the potential game winning goal is on me. 

Person vs Person and Person vs Self

500

As your driving home from a long day, someone cuts you off causing you to slam on your breaks, and drop the sandwich you were eating.

Convince me with an Assertive Response

500

This is an emotion that stems from the fact that we interpret what someone had said or done to us as offensive or humiliating, even if there was no intention of insulting us.

Insult

500


Person vs Society

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