5 Fighting Words That Damage Relationships

“Arguing is a part of every healthy relationship. You and your partner won’t agree 100 percent of the time, and sometimes one or both of you will say or do something that upsets the other. When this happens and you have a fair fight, you both voice your issues, listen to each other, talk, disagree, talk some more, and come away feeling closer… In my 35 years as a marriage and family therapist, there are certain fighting words and fighting phrases I see couples use repeatedly to get a rise out of each other—or to shut the other down. [Read Article]