Source of Conflict


Significant Statement (examples)

The Home

Inappropriate dress

You are inappropriately dressed!


Who are you speaking to like that!


I told you not to do it and you did!

Chore completion e.g. washing dishes

Look at the mess; you have not done the dishes!

Breaking curfew

You were supposed to get home by 11.00 pm, where were you?

Sibling conflict

You are supposed to look out for your younger brother/sister; why didn’t you!

The School

Failing grade

You are an embarrassment!

Low grade

Did you study for your exam/s?

Peer group influence

You are not keeping good company, choose better friends!