We all know a couple that stare longingly into each other’s eyes and declare, “we never fight”, making us feel bad for the heated debates in our own household. But is arguing really such a bad thing?
Yes, arguments generally revolve around sensitive subjects, causing stress and upset – but ultimately addressing your issues and communicating will strengthen your relationship.
For starters, it relieves pent up stress and anxiety. When conflict arises it can be all too easy to bury our heads in the sand to avoid confrontation. And while this may help you avoid stress in the short term, it will build up and cause bigger problems down the road.
Arguing also shows that you still care. The simple fact that you’re taking the time to address and discuss issues shows that you both care enough to work together...