9 Suggestions for Peacefully Changing the Atmosphere When You’re about to Fight with Your Boyfriend

When an argument with your boyfriend heats up, you want to change the atmosphere to prevent it from turning into a full-blown fight. But how can you change a tense atmosphere in an instant? We surveyed men to bring you nine suggestions for peacefully changing the atmosphere when you’re about to fight with your boyfriend.

1. Drink a warm beverage, such as coffee or tea

“Having just a sip of a hot drink calms me down.” Pausing the conversation and preparing a beverage can cool down hot tempers. Suggest that you calm down for a bit and have something to drink, and slowly boil the water to buy some time.