Posts tagged "fights"

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

7 Rules For Fighting Fair With Your Partner, According To Science

Nighttime is the right time for drama. Remember that time your partner spilled wine all over your white sofa, and you thought, for sure, you were going to smother him in his sleep after an argument about it? Remember the time and energy wasted on the argument that followed, and the days of letting it…
By: YourTango.com / February 22, 2015

Life After Dating: 10 “Dumb” Fights (And What They’re Really About)

So you’ve finally found The One (or at least The One For The Foreseeable Future) and you’ve committed to a serious relationship. Now what? In our weekly column, Life After Dating, women discuss the unique joys and challenges of coupledom. One of the sad, strange realities about being a couple is that no matter…

End The War Over The Right Way To Load The Dishwasher

One of the things I had time to do over the Christmas break was read all the magazines sitting in a pile on my coffee table. The most life-changing tidbit was in Real Simple. It was about dishwashers. I don't have one right now, but when I lived with my boyfriend I did. And we…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 27, 2012

Justin Bieber Brawls With The Paps, Plus 10 Other Celeb Attacks On Paparazzi

Justin Bieber may have a baby face and appeal to the tween set, but that doesn't mean he should be trifled with. The singer got into a scuffle with an aggressive paparazzo yesterday that resulted in an ambulance being called (to treat the pap) and Justin losing his shoe and hat. Girlfriend Selena Gomez arrived…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2012

5 Most Common Relationship Fights And How To Avoid Them

Couples fight. We know this. Even the most functional couples have spats now and again. Relationship fights, they happen. However, there are many relationship fights that happen that can be avoided. Because let's face it -- the more stress and fighting a relationship has, the less enjoyable it is. Here are some common relationship fights and how to (hopefully) avoid them.
By: The Stir / January 30, 2012

The “Guessing Game” Gone Horribly Wrong

Couples can get into real trouble when it comes to the guessing game -- as evidenced by this little clip, featuring Broad City star Ilana Glazer. Sometimes it's so much better just to come out and tell your partner what's going on, ladies. [YouTube]…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 16, 2011

7 Seemingly Neutral Topics That Might Start A Family Feud (And How To Recover)

Ah, Thanksgiving: a day of gratitude, binge eating, and togetherness. Unfortunately, that whole "togetherness" thing doesn't always go so smoothly. We all know to avoid inflammatory topics like religion and politics when convening with far-flung family members, but what happens when seemingly innocuous subjects cause tempers to flare and awkward silence to follow? To hel…
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 23, 2011

The Most Ridiculous Home-Related Fights

Over at The Nest, they're collecting their users' most ridiculous fights. And what I noticed (aside from a serious trend of couple's food issues): So many of these are caused by everyday home occurences. Not that I can't relate. I'd be lying if I didn't admit to fighting over the TV volume, folding the laundry,…
By: Stylelist Home / July 24, 2011

Kim Kardashian The Latest To Get Into A Fight

Really? More famous women getting into fights? On Thursday night, Kim Kardashian apparently got into a scuffle at a New York City bar. In the city to shoot her new show, "Kourtney and Kim Take New York," she went out with her sisters, Kourtney and Khloe, as well as Scott Disick. A…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 11, 2010

3 Famous Ladies Accused Of Throwing Punches

I feel like we're in one of those cartoon episodes where the bad guy puts something in the water supply to make everyone angry. Because this morning, in rapid succession, I saw three stories about famous ladies getting aggro. First, the least believable of the stories: A 17-year-old claims that Jodie Foster attacked him…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 8, 2010

Lady Gaga Breaks Up A Fight

On Tuesday night, Lady Gaga stopped a show in the middle of her song "Monster" to break up a fight. "Stop fighting. Do not fight at this show," she said. "Is she OK? Are they both OK? I don't know who hit who. I'm sorry, I just don't want you to fight... I wasn't…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 10, 2010

J-Woww And Sammi Catfight On “Jersey Shore”

Can we talk about last night's "Jersey Shore"? It was CRAZY. The Situation hooked up with the hottie of his dreams, only to kick her out minutes after the deed was done. Snooki got down with Vinnie, and let us know that sex with him was "like putting a watermelon into, like,…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 3, 2010

LiLo And SamRo Get Physical, Plus Other Slap-Happy Celebs

Even though the love is gone for Lindsay Lohan and Samantha Ronson, the passion is still pretty fiery. The ladies got in a brawl on Wednesday night at Crown Bar. According to a witness, LiLo was trying to make SamRo jealous by getting wasted and grinding on some ladies, so Samantha said, "Why…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 6, 2010

South Korea Parliament Turns Into WWF Match

Shattered glass, broken furniture, biting, shoving, beating, jumping and throwing blunt objects -- just another day in Parliament in South Korea. Yesterday, a female lawmaker was rushed to the hospital with injuries after an ordinary session turned into an episode of "UFC Ultimate Fighting." The rampage began when members of the majority party, the Grand…
By: Daniela Guernica / July 22, 2009

Don’t Mess With A Pissed Off Supermodel

Word out of the Paris police department is '90s supermodel Karen Mulder was arrested for "threatening to attack her plastic surgeon." Oui, really. Apparently Karen took prank-calling to a whole new level and started making "vicious" phone calls to her doctor about, apparently, having a previous surgery reversed. (Above, Mulder last year and also i…
By: Nina Carbone / June 30, 2009

What’s The Meanest Thing You’ve Done To A Dude?

Over at Tracie Egan's blog One D At A Time, she writes about a recent fight she had with her fiance, in which she was left so enraged (and convinced that they were through) that she put his electric guitar in her bathtub and proceeded to pee on it over the course of…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2009

Star Couplings: Hollywood/Rock’s Hottest Couples In Love Again?

Are Liv Tyler and Royston Langdon back together? [People] Same question for Kate Hudson and Chris Robinson -- they were spotted smooching. [DListed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 4, 2008

Female Fighting Increases In The U.K.

Have you ever gotten into a fight? Amelia says she has "unfortunately" never been in one, and I haven't either. Well, except for a couple with my sisters, but that doesn't count because they're family. Young people these days, however, are a little more rambunctious than we were in our teenage years. According to statistic…
By: Catherine Strawn / May 5, 2008