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Fighting Fair

A new report says how you fight can make or break your relationship. A Queendom study asked 27-thousand couples about arguments. They found fighting fair is one thing, fighting dirty is another.

This arguing style test was taken by those couples. You can also take it online.

It found arguments lead to break ups in those who won't apologize first, who use swear words first, and who hit below the belt so to speak while fighting.

The couples who were constructive fighters did not attack a partner's character while fighting. They also stuck to the issue at hand, didn't bring up the past, and fessed up quickly to mistakes.

They also didn't raise voices or yell at each other, and were willing to admit when they were wrong.

Researchers say go for a walk or take a break, if you can't settle an argument.
Those who take time out before things get too heated also have relationship success staying together.

The good news is, six out of ten people who took the survey said arguing was healthy in a relationship to resolve conflict. They also said it's important to remember, sometimes it's more important to be kind, than it is to be right.

 

 

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