As your car approaches that pothole you spotted ahead, you brace yourself. You give yourself a moment of forgiveness (to yourself) and maybe a curse to the road.
There you are - heart rate up, eyes dilated, adrenalin kicking in, jaw tightening. Maybe you’re the celebrity actor waiting for your big moment in your latest action movie.
You want to know how to really manage conflict? Ask anyone who’s been in a long-term marriage or partnership.
Every time I drive down an undivided highway, speeding along at 60 mph past cars whizzing to my left and right, I am amazed that this is possible - mostly without incident.