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Fighting in Front of Kids

If You Fight With Your Spouse, You Should Watch This

Posted 03.24.2015 | Dr. Phil

Nikki claims that her husband of three years, Mark, has instigated more than 20 physical fights — including allegedly punching her in the face, brea...

What Parents Fighting Looks Like Through Their Child's Eyes

Posted 03.20.2015 | Dr. Phil

After three years of marriage, Nikki and Mark are living in turmoil. “Mark and I fight and argue daily,” says Nikki, who claims Mark is violent wi...

How To Fight Fair (If You Don't, It Could Mean Divorce)

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Couples fight — that’s normal. But how you argue — especially how you end an argument — can determine the long-term success or failure of your...

What Happens To Kids When They Watch Their Parents Fight

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

When you fight in front of your children, they are forever changed … and you can be sure it’s not for the better. Like Dr. Phil | Follow Dr. P...

9 Ways To Stop Fighting In Front Of Your Kids

Posted 12.15.2014 | Dr. Phil

Make the decision to never fight in front of your kids, and use these tools to stick to your plan.

When Parents Fight

Diana Divecha Ph.D. | Posted 07.07.2014 | Parents
Diana Divecha Ph.D.

Kids pay close attention to their parents' emotions for information about how safe they are in their family, Cummings says. When parents are destructive, the collateral damage to kids can last a lifetime.

When Is Fighting In Front Of The Kids OK?

Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents

In a perfect world, couples wouldn't fight, and they certainly wouldn't do so in front of their children. In the real world... yeah, right. After ...

How Mom & Dad's Fights Can Negatively Affect Kids' Brains

Posted 03.29.2013 | Parents

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/29/2013 07:14 AM EDT on LiveScience Arguments between Mom and Dad can alter the st...