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How to handle arguments

What’s the most common sign of anger? Arguing. Find out how to handle yourself in a conflict to avoid making matters worse.

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Diffuse the situation quickly to avoid the argument getting out of hand or saying something in the heat of the moment that you later regret.

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Feeling emotions are a natural part of life. In order not to let them become overwhelming, it is important to acknowledge them and in some instances, to verbalise how you are feeling. In this video, Marissa Peer discusses how to frame this verbalisation.

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It’s normal to want to hurt the other person as they have hurt you. It’s these things that are said in the heat of the moment that you’re most likely to regret later because you can’t take back what you’ve said.

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