According to a recent survey, 44 percent of married couples believe that fighting more than once a week helps keep the lines of communication open. While that survey was done in India, it reinforces similar studies that have been done in the United States, said William Doherty, a professor at the University of Minnesota’s Department of Family Social Science.
let’s see Why Fighting Is Good for Your Relationship
9. Fighting is a signal of a mature relationship.
Mature people don’t resort to personal attacks or yelling either. As an alternative, they always try to reach a negotiation and improve their relationship with the support of a healthy argument.
8. Fighting means you care.
Fighting means you care enough to deal with the hurt and anger, rather than just walk away. It means actively pursuing a solution, a breakthrough that will make you stronger.
7. Fighting makes your communication easier.
Trustworthiness is an important aspect of love. Therefore, In order to create trust in your relationship, you shouldn’t keep quiet. it’s essential to reach your partner with an open mind, taking accountability for your actions and listening to each other wisely.
Communication will improve if you don’t succumb to the temptation to be cruel or bitter, even if it seems like the most satisfying thing to do at the time. It’s also better for your relationship’s longevity in general.
6. Fighting is a signal of a healthy relationship.
In fact, an online study, “Able Arguers,” among 976 individuals in 2012 found that couples who engage in healthy conflict are 10 times more likely to have a happy relationship versus those who ignore difficult conversations.
5. Fighting makes your connection stronger.
Small conflicts benefit both of you expose your real nature and show your partner how to deal with it. And if you succeed to overcome all the challenges together, you will learn how to compromise and make stronger the bond between you.
4. Fighting relieves your resentment.
Your partner thinks that they can have whatever they want, and your resentment will only grow. That’s the road to an unhealthy relationship. The most appropriate way to deal with this problem is to let your negative feelings out and show your partner that you are both equals with your own needs.
3. Fighting means you’re more likely to stay together.
A lack of communication can quickly cause misunderstandings, resentments, and feelings that you are emotionally far away or distant from each other. Focusing on your own inner voice may not allow you to empathize with your partner. This breakdown in communication can make you come off as selfish and push your partner away.
Therefore, fighting allows you to keep attention on your problems and to resolve them before they become too large. That’s why couples who argue together, stay together for a long period of time.
2. Fighting reveals your passion.
it’s essential to let your emotions out from time to time rather than to hold them in. But don’t disremember to finish any argument in a positive way.
1. Fighting saves you from boredom.
You can be dating the same person for 7 years and yet you find certain differences each and every day. However, it’s not a bad sign because both of you learn to live with the differences. So these difference can change your boring lifestyle.
It’s always essential to remember that there’s a difference between “good fighting” and “bad fighting” and only the good one can be beneficial for your relationship. Therefore, you also need to understand that how to have a healthy fight with your partner.
Do you fight with your partner regularly? Do you always come up with a compromise? Please share your experience with us.
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