5 different styles of fighting in relationships


Are you the type to let things pile up and let it explode when you’ve had enough? Or you address problems as they arise?

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The passive aggressive type

There’s clearly an unressolved issue but none of you wants to talk about it. The tension between the two of you can be cut with knife. This is an unhealthy type of fight because you need to determine what it is that makes you unable to express your emotions effectively.

The explosive fights

Your relationship is going great including the sex, but that passion you put in the relationship can sometime turn into rage making your fights very explosive. There’s so much uncertainity in your behaviour and this is dangerous as it result in abuse.

None of you wants to hear it

The fight never gets resolved because you don’t give the other a chance to speak or even listen. You have to force yourself to deal with some things and you find out that there are other underlying issues that were left unattended for too long.

You don’t ever fight

Being happy all the time in a relationship, which rarely happens, should raise alarm. Chances are one of you aren’t being honest with their feelings, needs and concerns. Ask yourself whether you’re really getting along or you’re just doing to avoid awkward moments.

You’re fights are civil

You don’t scream in order to put your point across. Your relationship is healthy and you know when something isn’t going right. Both of you understand the other and your relationship is well balanced.

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