Internal Conflict

Inner conflict occurs when one is confronted with a problem that presents difficult choices. One must make a decision one way or another. Think about the events in your life and try to recall a time when you experienced an inner conflict.

  1. What was the problem?
  2. You had to choose between what two difficult choices?

_______________  or _______________

  1. What decision did you make?
  2. What happened as a result of your decision?

External Conflict

External conflict occurs when one faces someone else or some situation that is working against one's own desires or goals.

  1. What do you want?
  2. What is working against you?  What stands in the way between you and your  goal?

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