Therapists, counselors, and researchers maintain that discussing disagreements is healthier than suffering in silence. A good fight is essential in building a good relationship. After reading the article on the previous page and watching this video, answer the following questions about this topic:
Do you agree with this statement? Or do you believe keeping silent and side stepping conflict increase affection and respect? Explain your answers.
Have you ever used similar rules for fair fighting in your own relationships? If so, what were the results? Explain.
Share your own experiences to the extent you feel comfortable. Use example and references from the text and the article to explain your answers or justify your position. Please include in-text citations and a full bibliographical reference at the end of your post. Your response should be a minimum of 500 words. Be sure to respond to at least two of your classmates postings.