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  • ArgumentComic
    The only way you should ever argue
    The holiday season, from Thanksgiving to the New Year, is full of love, joy, and usually, a lot of bitchering. The holiday season can be a time of stress and letting off a little steam can feel really good, but it can also drastically affect your...
  • Relationship psychology arguments
    Relationship psychology tip: Mirror your partner during arguments
    Arguments are part of any healthy dating relationship or marriage. How you get through these arguments can make or break the bond you share with your partner.A study discussed by Medical Daily on March 17 discusses how eye contact and mirroring...
  • Porsha Stewart
    ‘RHOA’ star Porsha Stewart can see both Kenya and NeNe’s arguments
    “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” star Porsha Stewart may not be close friends with the girls on the show, but she is learning more about them. And she has learned that NeNe Leakes is very protective of those close to her. She is also...
  • Eight powerful tools to deal with angry or hostile people
    Eight powerful tools to deal with angry or hostile people
    Perhaps the most challenging part of anyone’s job is dealing with angry people.A 26+ year career in management for a world-class retail corporation based in Texas and Mexico offered many experiences to sharpen my expertise with such...
  • Don't Provoke Me
    Don't Provoke Me
    I was six years old when our military family made the long drive from Fort Lewis, Washington to Fort Slocum, NY. My sister Deb had a knack for picking fights. My dad didn't tolerate fighting in the car and my sister, who was 5 years old at the...
  • Making arguments with your partner more constructive
    Making arguments with your partner more constructive
    Conflict is essential. Conflict avoidance can hamper intimacy and relationship growth. Yet, conflict is often no fun, and many of us enter into relationships with too few skills for navigating conflict successfully.Whether it seems like arguing,...
  • Flexibility
    Disagreements are Opportunities to Increase Flexibility
    The Importance of FlexibilityThere's an old saying: "When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail." As adults, we know that not every job requires a hammer, and not every problem is a nail. Some situations call for...
  • 10 Rules
    10 Rules for maintaining a healthy friendship
    The older my friends and I get the more experiences we encounter that cause us to show our loyalty, concerns and feelings. Like sitting for hours at a friends’ bedside after they’ve had surgery; offering a shoulder when a family member...
  • Rick Honeycutt Led Off the Field
    Fireworks on the diamond
    Happy 4th of July everyone! As you probably know, every ball park from Seattle to Miami will be having 4th of July fireworks displays after the games this week. These pyrotechnic extravaganzas will have the crowd oohing and aahing, as well as...
  • manwomanyelling
    Managing Relationship Conflict
    Too often, relationships fall victim to the unreasonable expectation of lack of conflict. Conflict is a natural and unavoidable aspect of all relationships.You will never see things through your partner's eyes because you are two entirely...
  • couple yelling at each other
    Uh oh! We're fighting, Part I
    “We never fight.” Have you ever heard this? Isn’t this annoying? Why don’t they fight? How come you fight? Well, whoever said this fits one of these scenarios:1) They are both non-confrontational and have held all their...
  • Love and money
    How to handle the stress of money in a relationship
    It is a well known issue that couples usually fight about money more than anything. The stress of trying to pay the bills every month and dealing with one (or both) partner’s spending habits can lead to some pretty bad fights. Here are some...
  • Don't go there!
    Jedi mind-trick: stopping arguments before they start
    In “Return of the Jedi”, Luke Skywalker used a heightened form of mental persuasion aptly named, the “Jedi mind-trick”. This ability got him past the guards and inside the heart of Jabba’s palace. It allowed him a...
  • Couple Fighting
    Why Do Couples Fight In Marriage?
    People get married expecting it to be like a romance that one sees in the movies, or like a fairytale that one reads in books. In all actuality it’s never going to be perfect, no matter how much a person can try, no matter how much any one...
  • Couple Arguing
    I love the way we argue!
    Most people don't realize the truth about relationships. Simply put... relationships are a juggling act! After you toss the dating and the dining up in the air, expect the bickering and the bashing to come down after. Honestly, it is...