hit a happy medium

hit a happy medium

To discover, develop, or contrive a healthy balance compromise or acceptable compromise between two extremes. It can be difficult for working mothers to hit a happy medium between maintaining their careers and caring for their families. The mediator's role is to help both parties to reach a deal that hits a happy medium.
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I endeavoured to hit a happy medium between these two extremes; my aunt approved the result; and Mr.