Do you ever disagree with your friends or family? Or, do you ever find yourself in a disagreement on New Moon Girls? It’s okay to disagree! We are not always going to agree with everyone, and there are many great ways to handle disagreements while still respecting others.
It is important to remember that everyones’ opinions are equally valuable. You can give your opinion while still respecting the other person’s point of view. Below are some simple steps from the Child and Youth Health website about handling disagreements while still being respectful.
2. Don’t make things worse
3. Work together
4. Find a solution
Sometimes even New Moon Girls disagree, and it can get heated! However, you can always find great advice on handling disagreements and conflict!
Want to know the simple Do’s and Don’ts of debating? Check out Jen, 13, New Jersey’s awesome techniques!
Do you have a strong opinion about something you’d like to share? Join the discussion on the Shout Out message board The Great Debate!
New Moon Girls wants you to know that it is okay to disagree with others, but it is still important to respect their opinions and feelings. Each month, New Moon Girls wants to spotlight a girl who spoke her opinion without being disrespectful to others by naming her the Debating Diva of the Month!
Sometimes disagreements can get heated, but New Moon Girls does not accept anything that is offensive or bullying. Check out the Respect Differences Policy to learn what New Moon does to prevent bullying.
Have you ever felt unsafe on New Moon because of bullying? It’s really important to New Moon that everyone feels safe here, so tell us what’s going here on so we can stop it.
Remember, it is okay to disagree with others, but it is important to give your opinion in a way that is respectful of the feelings of others. If you have any tips and techniques on how you handle disagreements, we want to know! Upload your videos and stories about how you can respectuflly disagree with others on the Do You Disagree topic page!
Do you disagree? How do you handle disagreements with your friends and families? How does New Moon Girls help you respectfully share your opinions with others? Let us know in your comments below!
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