When someone is bugging you, DE-BUG!
Try these steps:
- Decide to Ignore.
- Exit – Walk away.
- Be Friendly – Use Friendly Words.
Give an "I–Message":
"I feel (feeling word) when you (what the person is doing) . Please (what you want to happen) ."
- Use Firm Words.
"I am really (feeling word) . Stop it, right now!!"
- Get Adult Help.
Stop and Think
- Stop and think
- Am I going to make a good choice or a bad choice?
- What are my choices?
- Do it!
- Good job!
Steps of Conflict Resolution
Use Words: Use words to talk, listen and understand each other.
and Ideas: Come up with ideas for a compromise; brainstorm solutions to the problem.
To Settle It: Decide on a compromise or solution that everyone agrees is fair.
Or Explain It: If unable to find a compromise or solution, tell a Peer Mediator or adult.