In this example, Grace may decide not to engage directly with any of her group mates or anyone else involved in the conflict. She may decide to avoid the conflict altogether or give in to the group and go along with whatever happens.
We know Grace is feeling really stressed out about the whole thing. Avoiding or going along with what the group wants may be a good option if she thinks that:
However, avoiding or giving in to the group may be a bad response if she thinks that: