Domestic Diversions

Bringing up bothers: 7 tips for having arguments without yelling, blaming, insulting, hurting

CNN Health reminds couples of better argument strategies with an interview of couples therapist Saul Stern, who highlights the relationship research of the Gottman Institute.

Amy Chillag organizes her article around these seven tips (excerpt):
Don’t avoid tough conversations
Step away when it gets too heated
Understand your feelings; don’t just blame your partner
Learn your triggers
Make sure each other feels understood
Express appreciation for your partner every day
From being an adversary to becoming a partner

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