Do you want to be right or in love? That’s the age old question. Often in a romantic relationship we can be expressing a totally valid point and be 100% right but we end up saying it the wrong way. What you’re saying is important but th way you say it is even more important. Learn how to fight fair with these simple tips.
HOW TO FIGHT FAIR SO YOU DON’T BREAK UP WITH YOUR SOUL MATE
WATCH YOUR PHRASING
Always remember that the way you say things has a bigger impact on the person than what you say. This means that you need to formulate your sentences so that you’re expressing yourself in a way that causes the least damage on the other person.
For example. Let’s say you’re fighting with your partner because you were supposed to meet at the movies but he changed his mind and cancelled the date last minute. This left you by yourself at the theatre, literally all dressed up and nowhere to go.
If I were you? I’d be pissed.
You have every right to be angry about this situation. You are currently the angel with the halo around your head and he is the devil holding the pitchfork. If the two of you were to discuss this in a heated conversation, you would surely win the battle.
So you start the argument with an opening line that goes something like this:
“Oh so you fucking just leave me all by myself looking like an idiot and don’t even have the decency to give me more than half an hour notice that you’re bailing on me?”