Marriage counselors share how to argue the smart way.
Everyone knows just how taxing a fight with a loved one can be on us emotionally, but new science is showing just how bad
Here are three reasons why you should choose NOT to fight, argue, or be contentious with others.
New research from UC Berkeley and Northwestern University, based on how couples behave during conflicts, suggests outbursts of anger predict cardiovascular problems later in life.
The interview with Steve Malzberg went a little off the rails.
Isn't the definition of insanity to do the same thing over and over and expect a different outcome?
This equation is simple:a few minutes of discipline equals hours of comfort, pleasure, a lengthened lifespan, and less time spent on medical procedures.
Arguing in and of itself can be very upsetting, so it isn't surprising that some people look to avoid it completely. The problem is that if you do that you will close off an important channel of communication that can eventually lead to a better place.
Too often in relationships you say you want peace, but find yourself creating war. The old adage, "sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you," is actually not true, and the memory of those hurtful words can sting for a lifetime.
Did you know that a good clean fight with your partner could strengthen your relationship? That's right, healthy skirmishes improve intimacy and communication.
By no means am I suggesting that this is easy, but a healthy and thriving marriage requires hard work from both partners. Sometimes this hard work means each spouse laying down his or her arms and finally admitting, "It's not you. It's me. I messed up. How can we make this better?"
If you are in a situation dealing with an angry and resentful former friend or colleague in which you know you did something
I like a kid with an opinion. I appreciate a kid who thinks about things, and isn't afraid to speak their mind. They've got spunk. They're usually a lot of fun to be around. There are plenty of positives about these kids.
Tune in to Dr. Phil Friday to hear if he thinks their toxic relationship can be saved. Watch more from this show. Nikki claims
If you aren't getting what you need or want from your loved one, instead of trying to convince him or her to change, why not change your approach to the situation? Why not be more pragmatic?
Nothing compares with how I feel when I get an email telling me that by sharing our family's experiences and providing words of encouragement, I have given someone else the strength to carry on in their own challenges.
14. 'I argued with my ex-wife over when AM was, and when PM was... and not some philosophical or semantic debate. I mean