Here's what therapists say you can do to control your emotions if you tend to tear up during arguments.
“The Daily Show” host takes on the civility argument.
This is not about religion. It’s about land theft, expulsion and ethnic cleansing.
The most important parts of arguing with a child are knowing what you’re arguing about in the first place and understanding it’s okay for them to win.
They're dismissing arguments in favor of gun control by targeting the students themselves.
A bickering married couple interrupt the crackling sound of the fire.
Remember: facts are like Kryptonite to conservatives. Study this guide, and you will know all you need to know to shut down the misinformation and ill-formed opinions.
In the age of blogging and social media, everyone wants to share their opinion. However, it has become abundantly clear to me that many people simply do not or cannot argue a point in a meaningful way.
I find favorite stuffed animals are great for backing me up in arguments. "I'm Princess Sparkle Rainbow Bear and I support the message brought to you by your mommy."
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.
It's true that old habits can be difficult to break, but even the most entrenched patterns are breakable, if there is a strong intention and powerful commitment to do so. So, hang in there, and get to work!
Remember to be open and receptive. Don't necessarily expect an apology or a reconciliation right away, as that will take you out of a place of love and back into ego. But simply remember to be open and ready to receive so that if it does happen naturally then you are ready to receive it.
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Delta Airlines is investigating a heated exchange between one of their pilots and an air traffic controller.
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.
We've all been trained to believe, since childhood, that sexual predators are true crazies, deviants, and the stranger in the black sedan cruising the playground for victims.
One of the greatest benefits of exchanging feedback is that it promotes intimacy, trust, respect and appreciation in relationships.
If you believe that Gladwell's success is primarily driven by his writing, I think you've overlooked the most important factor. What makes him most interesting is not the narratives themselves, but rather the ideas behind them.
6. Relax your muscles. Hang your arms limply. Focus especially on relaxing the little muscles around your mouth and eyes