Their result for The Confrontation Style Test ...

Relationship Trouble

You scored 56 Conflict Smarts and 64 Pneumatix!

You are a man who has good, but not great skills in dealing with conflict but probably tends not to give your lover as much credibility as you should.

If you scored in this range then you are on your way to being able to build a stable relationship. You are less angry and more conciliatory than you might be. There is hope!

Dr. Gottman says that more than half of the marriages that fail do so within the first six years and opines that getting help early is a good way to save a relationship. If you're here then you may need some help.

This test is based on the ideas from the following URL and my own imagination on how it might apply in real life: http://www.gottman.com/marriage/self_help/

Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • Conflict Smarts Distribution

    They scored 56% on Conflict Smarts, higher than 33% of your peers.

  • Pneumatix Distribution

    They scored 64% on Pneumatix, higher than 28% of your peers.

  • Difference Distribution

    They scored 0% on Difference, higher than 50% of your peers.

All possible test results

Poor Conflict Skills

You are a man who has poor conflict resolution skills and who accepts very little influence from your lover. You are probably a little contentious and may feel that you are personally attacked ... Read more

Poor Conflict Skills

You are a woman who has poor conflict resolution skills and accepts far less influence from your lover than most women would. Dr. Gottman says that more than half of the marriages that fail d... Read more

Poor Conflict Skills

You are a man who has poor conflict resolution skills. You may also need to concentrate on accepting influence from your lover and making more compromises. You are probably a little contentious... Read more

Poor Conflict Skills

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Poor Conflict Skills

You are a man who has poor conflict resolution skills but is highly influenced by your lover. Dr. Gottman says that more than half of the marriages that fail do so within the first six years a... Read more

Poor Conflict Skills

You are a woman who has poor conflict resolution skills but is highly influenced by your lover. Dr. Gottman says that more than half of the marriages that fail do so within the first six year... Read more

Relationship Trouble

You are a man who needs to work on your conflict resolution skills. Your scores indicate that you are particularly poor at taking influence from your lover and making compromises. It is important t... Read more

Relationship Trouble

You are a woman who needs to work on your conflict resolution skills. You may also need to make more compromises with your lover. Try to take his thoughts and desires into account more. A healthy l... Read more

Relationship Trouble

You are a man who needs to work on dealing with conflict. It would probably also help if you try to be open to more influence from your lover. Take her opinions and knowledge seriously. Be aware of... Read more

Relationship Trouble

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Relationship Trouble

You are a man with mediocre conflict resolution skills who nevertheless tends to take a great deal of influence from his lover. The combination of these two scores suggests that you may not have fi... Read more

Relationship Trouble

You are a woman who has some trouble dealing with conflict. There is a great deal of room for improvement. Your score on accepting influence from your lover is high, the combination of these scores... Read more

Relationship Trouble

You are a man who has some good habits for dealing with conflict, though there is room for improvement. Your willingness to make compromises, listen to your lover and take her seriously may be a ca... Read more

Some Conflict Skills

You are a woman who has some good habits in dealing with conflict but tends not to take your partner's thoughts and needs into consideration. You could probably benefit from choosing your battles m... Read more

Relationship Trouble

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Some Conflict Skills

you are a woman who is good at dealing with conflict. There is still room for improvement but you have more skills than faults when it comes to dealing with anger and hurt feelings. You might benef... Read more

Good Marriage Skills

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Some Conflict Skills

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Some Conflict Skills

You are a man who has good conflict skills but serious problems taking the thoughts and needs of your lover seriously. Your potential to maintain a long-term relationship is in serious jeopardy if ... Read more

Some Conflict Skills

You are a woman who has good conflict skills but has some difficulty either in making compromises or accepting influence from your lover. Your success in a long-term relationship will revolve aroun... Read more

Some Conflict Skills

You are a man who has good conflict skills and accepts some influence from your lover. Your pneumatix score indicates the amount of influence you are willing to accept from your lover. At this scor... Read more

Good Marriage Skills

You are a woman who has good conflict skills. Congradulations! You have real emotional strength. You have better skills for building intimacy than most. You know when to be firm, you know what ... Read more

Good Marriage Skills

You are a man who has good conflict skills, and is readily influenced by your lover. Congradulations! You have real emotional strength. You have better skills for building intimacy than most. Y... Read more

Good Marriage Skills

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