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Arguing

3 Steps to End Any Argument

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 02.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

Arguments are a normal part of life -- it's certainly not expected that you never disagree with the people that you care about. But what can help is finding a way to disagree that doesn't drive a wedge between the two of you.

Should You Argue in Front of Your Kids?

Rebecca Dakin | Posted 04.02.2014 | Parents
Rebecca Dakin

Is the big debate at the moment, bought again to the forefront by new research which suggests that couples who fail to resolve their arguments leave their children at risk of mental health problems.

The Torah of Touchdowns

Aviva A. Perlo | Posted 01.24.2014 | Religion
Aviva A. Perlo

I grew up with a Dad who played football. People used to ask, "Your Dad played professional football? Really? Is he Jewish?"

You're More Likely To Divorce If You Argue About...

Posted 07.16.2013 | Divorce

Arguing about money is the top predictor of divorce, according to Sonya Britt, a Kansas State University researcher. On Friday, she shed light on ...

What Couples Really Want When They Argue

Posted 07.11.2013 | Women

What do you really want when you argue with the person you're in a relationship with? For the other person to relinquish power, a new study out of Bay...

10 Critical Tips for Alzheimer's Caregivers

Marie Marley | Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty
Marie Marley

Being an Alzheimer's caregiver is hard work that requires a lot of knowledge and many skills for getting along and for connecting with the person. Here are some tips to help you out on your caregiving journey.

10 Ways To Resolve An Argument With Your Spouse

Posted 05.07.2013 | Weddings

By Dr. Susan Heitler for YourTango.com In relationships, we all have our fights, and having the occasional heated debate with your significant othe...

How To Fight Fair With Your Spouse

www.nytimes.com | Posted 04.15.2013 | Weddings

I CALLED IT THE 7:42 P.M. FIGHT. It happened every night when my wife and I gathered to discuss the detritus of our lives. Who’s waking up early wit...

Why Men Retreat and Women Go Wild

Kare Anderson | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Kare Anderson

At work, the man is active, articulate, proposing and usually successful in his conversations, especially with other men. But at home he becomes more inactive, inarticulate, and withdrawn. His apparent passivity drives her crazy. He retreats. She goes wild.

Feelings Getting Out of Hand? 4 Tips on How Not to Sweat the Small Stuff

Deanna Brann, Ph.D. | Posted 03.18.2013 | Women
Deanna Brann, Ph.D.

The next time you are in an awkward or unpleasant situation with someone who matters, don't stew about it. If you decide it's best to deal with the situation yourself by moving beyond your feelings, use these four tips and stop sweating the small stuff!

Relationship Advice: On Arguing Less

Noah Kass | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

There's nothing wrong with occasional fights between partners. However, relationship issues multiply when fighting becomes the the expected mode of communication. This familiar battling debilitates rather than promotes a couple's bond.

Be Proud To Be Wrong

Ben Thomas | Posted 01.30.2013 | TED Weekends
Ben Thomas

Being right feels good; there's no doubt about that. But isn't learning an actual truth more important than defending an ego?

The Number One Block to Prosperity and How to Overcome It

Melissa Van Rossum | Posted 12.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Melissa Van Rossum

This week, news reports covered a bizarre brawl among adults belonging to two wedding parties at the Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia, Pa. One death res...

The Word You Should Never Say To Your Spouse

Laurie Puhn | Posted 10.29.2012 | Weddings
Laurie Puhn

Using the word "whatever" because it's convenient and lets you off the hook for a decision is setting yourself and your relationship up for a downfall.

POLL: How Often Do You Argue With Your Significant Other?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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The Key To A Perfect Relationship: Four Fights A Year

Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.06.2012 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

We both know is that in every long-term relationship, once in awhile you need to let off steam. We save up the small injustices along the way and four times a year unleash them. The stated reason for the quarrel has nothing to do with what's really going on.

Watch Out for the 'I'm Right; You're Wrong' Conversation

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 09.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

A person with "oppositional conversational style" is a person who, in conversation, disagrees with and corrects whatever you say. Maybe in a friendly way, maybe in a belligerent way, but their remarks are framed in opposition to whatever you say.

How to Happily Stop Arguing and Start Listening

Sophie Keller | Posted 08.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

If you have problems listening, then use the talking stick method, as it enables you both to be heard. This method can save a lot of relationships.

The Art Of Not Arguing With Your Ex

Debbi Dickinson | Posted 07.07.2012 | Divorce
Debbi Dickinson

Once you enter the divorce process, the relationship between the couple changes immediately.

Mind Reading 101 Should Be a Mandatory Course for Couples

Pat Gallagher | Posted 05.20.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Me: "I might as well be talking to the coffee table. I don't like being ignored. Didn't you see Fatal Attraction? I won't be ignored."

PICTURE: How To Argue On Facebook

Posted 01.04.2012 | Comedy

Ah, the Facebook argument. People have been fighting about inane things on the Internet for years, but Facebook adds the unique privilege of being tie...

The Power Of Holy Arguments

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 01.28.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

When approached consciously, instead of with the knee-jerk need to argue and be right, though, arguments can lead to tremendous growth.

5 Things You Should Not Do When You Argue

Amy Chan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Amy Chan

Reality is, when you're in a partnership with someone, their problems are yours, and your problems are theirs.

'Ask Sophie!' How Is The Economy Affecting Your Relationship? (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Did you miss it? We've wrapped up our discussion on 'How the Economy is Affecting Your Relationship,' but you can still check it out in our video re...

'Ask Sophie!' How To Argue Respectfully (VIDEO)

Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Did you miss it? We've wrapped up our discussion on 'How to Argue Respectfully,' but you can still check it out in our video recap below! In this wee...