Some people say that the more you fight, the closer you are, but in many cases, long-lasting couples actually know how to fight skillfully. We surveyed women to bring you nine secret, skillful ways that lovey-dovey couples fight.
1. Even during a fight, never say hurtful things
“If you talk down to him, all it does is leave a bitter taste.” Many couples have a rule against hurting their partners. Even if your tone of voice starts to get rough, never lose sight of the fact that you are participating in a conversation and that your goal is to resolve issues.