Conflict is how disagreements are handled and whether both sides cooperate or resort to attacking, fleeing, or withdrawing.

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Are Your Arguments Getting Out of Hand?

How to stop arguments spinning out of control — and get back on track if they do
By Judith Lask
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The Importance of Using ‘I Feel’ Statements in Relationships

This couple's therapy communication technique is proven to reduce conflict and miscommunication
By Anjula Mutanda
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How to Save A Relationship: 18 Tips From Experts

Therapists share their best tips on how to save a relationship
By Paired

How to Fix a Relationship After Cheating

A relationship therapist shares her top tips on how to save your relationship after infidelity
By Dr. Terri Orbuch
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10 Questions to Ask Your Unfaithful Spouse or Partner According to Experts

What are the 10 questions to ask your partner after they’ve cheated on you
By Sarah Finley
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How to Stop Yelling in a Relationship

The emotional effects of yelling in a relationship and how to stop it
By Sarah Finley
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What to Do When Your Partner Ignores You

A relationship expert shares what to do when you’re feeling neglected
By Sarah Finley
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Is It Normal for Couples to Argue?

Experts weigh in on which arguments are healthy in a relationship — and which aren’t
By Sarah Finley

Healing After an Affair: The Key 6 Stages of Recovery From Infidelity

From anger to acceptance, this is the affair recovery timeline
By Sarah Finley

4 Ways Paired Can Help Couples Resolve Conflict Better

Couples who used the Paired app are more likely to resolve arguments — here’s why
By Paired
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Why the Silent Treatment Is Even Worse Than You Think

Silence isn’t always golden: research shows you should never use the silent treatment in a relationship
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Are Relationship Ultimatums Ever a Good Idea?

Here’s what experts have to say about giving ultimatums — and what to do instead