Love Better by Fighting Smarter: Humor’s Role in Conflict

by Ed Yourdon

by Ed Yourdon at Psychology Today

Are certain humor styles more effective during romantic conflict?

Published on March 7, 2014 by Theresa DiDonato, Ph.D. in Meet, Catch, and Keep at Psychology Today

“People love funny people.  A good sense of humor is an incredibly attractive quality, one of the most important qualities that people look for during relationship initiation (Buss, 1998).  Once a relationship is established, how does humor affect relationship quality? In particular, how does humor work during conflict?…To learn from their findings, we first need to appreciate that humor can be subdivided into four styles (Martin, Puhlik-Doris, Larsen, Gray, & Weir, 2003)…”

To keep reading about this scientific subdividing of humour and its role in romantic conflict please click here.

With the use of hypnosis we can rehearse those desired reactions in front of romantic conflict. Those behaviours, emotions and thoughts that we believe will be more benefitial, more productive in front of such conflict. So that our real experience of life gets to satisfy us to the level each one of us decides.


About Anna Pons

Certificat (CPPD), Post Graduat Certificat (PGCert) i Post Graduat Diploma (PGD) en Hipnoteràpia Clínica, London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH) i Universitat de West London (UWL)
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