Everyone will have, at some point in their life, a breakdown in communication with someone they know and/or love. A lot of the time these problems can be sorted alone by the people involved. Other times this can be difficult.
Mediation is when you and the person you are having problems with volunteer to get together with a neutral outsider that will help you all speak about your problems, without ever taking one side or the other.
Mediation works because you are taken somewhere away from where your problems are and the mediator helps guide your conversation so that you always feel safe and calm.
This might be a good thing for you to do if:
We will be talking about mediation in other sections of our website, for example in Relationships in the Mind & Body section.