Cassie came home from work one day to find her husband, David, waiting for her in the living room.

Cassie came home from work one day to find her husband, David, waiting for her in the living room.
“Honey, we need to talk,” he said. “I’ve been going over our finances, and I think it’s time we sell this house and downsize to a condo. There are a lot of nice condos going up downtown, and I think it would be a good lifestyle change for us.”
Read the dialogue below and select the part of their argument that represents the compromising conflict style.
Cassie: “I don’t want to live in a condo. I love gardening, and if we moved to a condo I wouldn’t have any outdoor space where I could plant flowers.”
David: “I know, but it would make me so happy to be able to retire a little sooner, which I can do if our cost of living decreases.”
Cassie: “I’m happy here, David. I’m not interested in moving.”
David: “Okay. What if we just go look at a couple of places for now? We can check out the buildings that have community gardens.”
Cassie: “Fine.”
“I know, but it would make me so happy to be able to retire a little sooner, which I can do if our cost of living decreases.”
“Okay. What if we just go look at a couple of places for now? We can check out the buildings that have community gardens.”
“I love gardening, and if we moved to a condo I wouldn’t have any outdoor space where I could plant flowers.”
“I’m happy here, David. I’m not interested in moving.”
2. Select the true statement about collaborative law as a conflict resolution process. A participation agreement is the last step in the collaborative law process. Collaborative law is used to settle financial and/or custody issues between separating couples. Collaborative law allows the court to decide on a solution for divorcing couples. In collaborative law, any agreement needs to be evaluated and approved by the mediator.

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