The other day I was relaxing with my wife at a very nice
isolated location when this young couple sat about 20 feet
from us; to me what happened next was more disturbing
than their social distancing, it was how they argued with
one another. This was an embarrassing situation not only
for my wife and me but I am sure for the young couple as
well. What was happening was neither one of them were
giving an inch; there were loud tones of voice, rude
comments and bringing up the past; in other words one of
them was fighting to win and be right. I am not an expert
in this area but I do know that fighting in public is one of
the quickest ways to end a relationship; why, because it
shows no respect or feelings of love toward one another,
so let's take a look at some other options that relate to
arguing. It will happen. Someday you and your partner will
have an argument and to keep it from possibly ruining
your relationship, try these methods that may help.
First, try to not to let feelings be bottled up; deal with
the issue when they happen; this may reduce the anxiety
Second, be clear what the argument is really about.
Many times there may be a hidden agenda that prevents
solving the actual problem.
Third, be honest and always respectful. Take turns listening and
talking; provide and maintain eye contact at all times. Deal with the facts
not with the what if’s.
Lastly, arguments between you both, may be better off in private;
You don’t need an audience rooting you on so choose a neutral location
and arrange quiet time that will help you both focus. An argument that
happens occasionally is not a bad thing, just keep in mind that if not
handled with the love and care you have for one another, then it could