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An Argument-Free Marriage: Is it Possible? Is it Healthy? Should You Want One?

Fawn Weaver | Posted 08.11.2015 | Weddings
Fawn Weaver

A person has got to have a lot of guts to stand before an audience of 3,000 people and make the audacious claim that she and her husband don't argue.

Diversity, Divisions, and the Politics of the Taco Bar

Edward Muzio | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

Diversity and debate work for us; isolation and comfort work against us.

Going Ape

Marcia Liss | Posted 07.01.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Don't Ask, Won't Tell

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.30.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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6 Rules For Fighting With Your Spouse

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Ellen Breslau | Posted 05.22.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com If you think avoiding arguments is the key to a happy marriage, most experts would say you're wrong. "I actually don'...

Knowing How to Argue Effectively Can Transform Your Relationship

Grace de Rond | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Grace de Rond

The bottom line is that understanding our partner's perspective and feelings matters more than what we're arguing about. And by making that a priority, we can't lose.

The Prices You Pay for Winning an Argument

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

While not all relationships are "made in heaven," a lot more of them have the potential to become heavenly that we may think, if we are willing to challenge and interrupt embedded defensive patterns that may be doing us more harm than good.

Opinions Aren't Facts: Math Doesn't Care What you Think

Edward Muzio | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

To say that a mathematical equation is subject to personal approach is to say that opinions are equivalent to facts, rather than being born out of them and destined to return. It's simply not true.

Your Seder. Your History.

Rabbi Michael Rothbaum | Posted 05.31.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Michael Rothbaum

Passover is a story of the victory of the powerless over the powerful, the slave over the master. Given the context, it's natural that seder table talk often turns political. But arguments that turn hostile aren't liberating. They are stifling.

Relationships 101: How to Survive an Argument

Mary-Lou Stephens | Posted 04.27.2015 | Women
Mary-Lou Stephens

Arguments and disagreements are going to happen. They're part of life. And the most important step to repairing them is to hear the other person's perspective and to let them know you're really listening. To respect their opinion. And naturally they need to do the same for you.

Vital Tools to Increase Intimacy During Conflict

Ornish Living | Posted 04.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Ornish Living

Learning how to communicate with dignity will help us to give and receive, share and listen, and ultimately create a bridge to one another across the white water rapids of our perceived differences.

When Your Partner Becomes a Stranger

Judith Johnson | Posted 03.28.2015 | Healthy Living
Judith Johnson

Sometimes, seemingly out of left field, your partner becomes someone you don't recognize. An invisible line gets crossed and you find yourself bein...

Do You Fight Fair?

Dr. Wendy Rice | Posted 03.25.2015 | Weddings
Dr. Wendy Rice

There are some people who get ugly and abusive when they argue, and there are others who can discuss and argue and be productive.

Three Tips for Getting Along With a Difficult Person With Alzheimer's

Marie Marley | Posted 02.28.2015 | Fifty
Marie Marley

People with Alzheimer's sometimes have personality changes that can be extremely negative. Formerly sweet loved ones can become argumentative and even...

7 Tricks To Winning An Argument

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Julie Weingarden Dubin | Posted 01.05.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Here's wow to keep the peace and persuade family and friends to see it your way: #1: Listen If you want to persua...

How To Deal With Aggressive People

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

Dealing with people who have these tendencies can be quite draining and, without a solid balance of both assertiveness and empathy, can create a lot of tension in our relationships with them.

4 Steps To Diffuse An Argument Before It Even Starts

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 02.08.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

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.

Don't Bother Winning Thanksgiving Arguments

Richard Zombeck | Posted 01.26.2015 | Politics
Richard Zombeck

It occurred to me that afternoon as I was heading toward a stroke that no amount of facts or evidence was going to change this guy's mind and that neither of us was going to leave unscathed. I took the easy way out and said, "I'm sorry, but I've stopped arguing with people who are impervious to reality," and left it at that.

Knock Out!

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.20.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Tips From My Trips Around the Sun

Charlie Carillo | Posted 01.17.2015 | Comedy
Charlie Carillo

I'm about to turn 59, which means I'll be starting my 60th voyage around the sun, a mind-blowing truth for a person who's still a child between the ears.

The Best Way To Learn Tolerance? Raise A Teenager

Edwin Leap, MD | Posted 01.13.2015 | Parents
Edwin Leap, MD

Tolerance is the word we now use to say, "you have to agree with my views." However, as one sees with teenagers, tolerance in truth means to disagree, but to respect. And in its highest, most beautiful incarnation, to disagree and yet love.

Practice Makes...

Marcia Liss | Posted 01.12.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Two Simple Words to Improve Your Relationship

Andrea Wachter | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Wachter

I have received a lot of really good questions on the matter and I thought I would share a few of these Q and As with you. May these dialogues help you find more peace in your partnership, less disputes in your day and more "carefronting" in your confronting!

4 Techniques to Deal With Difficult People

Judith Orloff MD | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith Orloff MD

None of us is perfect; most of us are doing the best we can. So keep searching for a part of someone that you can empathize with, even when it's a stretch. You may not always succeed, but keep trying.

7 Fights All Couples Inevitably Have And How To Resolve Them

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.08.2014 | Divorce

Arguing with a significant other is never pretty. You may feel like each petty, overblown disagreement is breaking new ground, but the truth is, count...