Room for Debate

It's tough to choose words wisely in the heat of an argument. Learn to fight right.

Why Do Women Act Catty?

By Lisa Firestone Ph.D.
The unhealthy way women act on healthy feelings of competition

Anger is a Stop Sign

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
What do you do at a stop sign? Stop, look and listen. Stop signs keep us safe.

Petty Arguments

By Jay Dixit
How small irritants become big issues—and what to do about them.

Lessons From Lawyers

By Gerry Spence
How constantly engaging in arguments can help you.

Seven Ways to Say “No” and Keep Good Relations

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Set your boundaries without feeling guilty.

4 Essential Rules for Approaching Couples Conflict

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
How can you get your partner to be more responsive to your needs?

Worst Mistakes Parents Make When Talking to Kids

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.
Words can change your kid's brain. Learn to use the right ones.

Keep Your Power

By Robert Evans Wilson Jr.
Giving our power to bullies robs us of confidence and motivation

You Can Argue Fair and Respectfully Every Time

By Thomas G. Plante Ph.D., ABPP
If you see the divine in all you'll argue with folks very differently.

The Difference between Complaining and Whining

By Guy Winch Ph.D.
How complaining, venting, and whining have different psychological impacts

Creating Attitude Change By Influencing Values

By Art Markman Ph.D.
An effective route to attitude change may go through people's values.

What Makes Conflict? How Are Conflicts Resolved?

By Susan Heitler Ph.D.
Couples do best when both partners have strong conflict resolution skills.

Loving Deeper Through Fights

By Kevin D. Arnold Ph.D., ABPP
Arguing your way to a happier marriage

7 Ways to Fight Like a Professional

By Susan K Perry Ph.D.
Conflict is inevitable, so be creative in your approach to it.

Autistic People: Victims or Victimizers? Both? Or Neither?

By John Elder Robison
Are brothers and sisters of autistic people victims of their autistic siblings?

Getting Past The Gridlock

By Mel Schwartz L.C.S.W.
A roadmap to overcoming political partisanship

Fighting Fair

By Mark Banschick M.D.
Do you fight to win or fight for your relationship?

The Secret To Stop Fighting with Your Partner

By Harriet Lerner Ph.D.
Adopt a Distinguished British Houseguest.

Sleeping with the Ghost of Christmas Past

By Laurie J Watson LMFT, LPC
How our family of origin affects our sex lives now

How Successful Couples Resolve Conflicts

By Preston Ni M.S.B.A.
Disagreements can actually bring a couple closer together

Autobiography of a Serial Killer

By Ariel Gore
Aileen Wuornos In Her Own Words

Race Matters but then Again it Doesn’t

By George Davis
Obama “R" Us, collectively!

How—And How Not—To Stand Up for Yourself

By Leon F Seltzer Ph.D.
When is assertiveness nothing more than self-righteous defensiveness?