Posts tagged "arguing"

Don’t Take Out Your Rage On The Wrong Person

We all know that projecting isn't good -- nobody wins when you scream at your husband or mom for no reason when you're actually mad about an office squabble -- but what's scary is just how likely we are to take this to an extreme. A study from the Philipp University of Marburg in Germany found that "displaced revenge,"…
By: Claire Hannum / February 24, 2015

Girl Talk: Do All Couples Argue?

Last month, my husband Jason and I had our fiercest argument ever. In our six-year history, I have accepted that occasional spats are part and parcel of every couple’s attempt to weave two independent lives into one harmonious fabric of existence. Even marital vows oblige us to respect the glaring reality of love’s peak…
By: B.B. White / November 29, 2011

A Loving Partner Can Help You Become A Better Person

A new study conducted at the University of Minnesota found that the better relationship you had with your parents, the better you are at letting bygones be bygones with your S.O. Why? When parents or caregivers help you regulate negative reactions when you're a kid, you'll be better able to do it as an adult,…
By: Ami Angelowicz / February 23, 2011

5 Things We Don’t Understand About The Way Men Fight

Men. Who can understand them? Not me. The thing about men I understand the least is how they fight. I literally feel like I'm speaking another language when I'm arguing with my dude. Are we talking about the same thing? Did we have the same conversation? Wait, are we even on the same planet?
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 29, 2010

The Monogamist: How To Win An Argument

I was so pissed off yesterday. My boyfriend (er, fiancé…but Amelia has already addressed why that’s the worst word ever) had to help some friends move. He called to tell me they were done and he’d be leaving in a half hour so we could hang out. Two hours later, I’m killing time…
By: Annemarie Conte / September 4, 2008