How to Argue, Fight, Bicker and Nag

First step to a healthy argument: put away the axe.

Ok, so no one really needs a how-to manual on any of those activities. But the WSJ’s Bonds columnist, Elizabeth Bernstein, says that fighting can actually be good for your relationship.

If you do it right.

Couples who argue well are happier. Couples who roll their eyes, criticize each other’s opinions or regularly stalk out of the room in fury? Well, they’re more likely to split, before or after they get married. On the other hand, couples who don’t argue at all, at least according to these experts, probably just aren’t talking. Is there a case to be made that you have to argue to be happy?

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