When your friend tells you about a fight she had with her boyfriend, you might just roll your eyes and think, “Whatever.” Well, hearing about what other couples fight over is a good opportunity for you to reflect on your own behavior. It’s admirable when you try to avoid bickering with your boyfriend about small things. Based on survey responses from guys, we compiled a list of nine causes of bickering you need to watch out for.
1. You have a complete misunderstanding about something small.
“It makes me mad when she is so stubbornly angry over a small misunderstanding.” An inability to listen to each other’s side of the story often leads to bigger disputes. When a small misunderstanding happens, be an adult about it and take one step back before it turns into a full-blown argument.