Sometimes, in social situations, conflicts can come up. You and another person may want different things. This is when you have to negotiate. To practice this skill, ask for what you want and find out what the other person wants. Then look for a solution that works for both of you. Learning to negotiate can help you resolve conflicts with less stress. And it can help you build better relationships.

With a little know-how and planning, you can hone this important life skill. When was the last time you practiced negotiation? How did it help you resolve a conflict?