- Today we are talking about conflicts in class and we discussed the types of conflicts. One of the types of conflicts is a internal conflict which is a self vs. self conflict when oneself is trying to decide what to do in a problem or situation. External conflicts can be person vs. person which is a protagonist fighting and antagonist. The second external conflict is person vs. nature which is usually in survival books. Another type of External conflict is a person vs. society, which is a person fighting against society.