8 rules of arguing in a relationship

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Fighting and arguing is a vital part of any relationship and now studies say it could actually benefit your health. Recent research shows that couples who argue actually live longer than those who bite their tongue when they're angry or frustrated.

It's impossible to share your life with someone and not have some sort of conflict, even if it's about something as trivial as who empties the rubbish bins. Random screaming and shouting isn't the best way to run a relationship, so you may not be surprised to find out that there are rules that should make sure that any arguments you have only strengthen your relationship, rather than make it worse.

Read our rules of arguing, avoid a slanging match and make your relationship a happier place...

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