Dealing with controversial topics can be a challenge for two people with opposing belief systems. How do you express your views fully and without fear of reprisal when the other person is ready to pounce upon every idea with armed argument of his or her own? Can this conversation take place without raised voices and increased pulse rates? Can you both survive this unveiling of views without hurt feelings or injured pride? Is this a pipe dream or can this truly take place?
What is the best way to negotiate controversial discussions? It can happen with a set of three previously-agreed upon ground rules.
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