Conflict as a Driver of Evolution and Intimacy


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Dr. Keith and Corey explore the central role that conflict plays in the ongoing evolutionary process, from the big bang to today, and in our intimate relationships in particular — where conflict can either create more distance and resentment, or it can be an opportunity to create more intimacy and deeper connection.


Spent last night listening to this video. At work this morning listening to client and social worker engaged in conversation about what, if anything, should be done to protect child. Made me wonder how that conflict could be used to improve the child’s welfare.