arguments

How to Change Someone’s Mind

How to Change Someone’s Mind

It seems everyone prefers digging their heels in and remaining steadfast in their opinions (even if they happen to be, say, scientifically invalid and disproven), so the idea of changing someone’s mind about something feels pretty close to impossible. Of course, not everyone has to agree with you on everything,…

The Biggest Conversation Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

The Biggest Conversation Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Have you ever tried to fix a friend’s problem, when what they really wanted was to vent and get some sympathy? Have you ever sought advice and only gotten sympathy? Have you ever tried to resolve an argument while your partner is still ramping up with new accusations and complaints?…

Argue Like You’re On Camera

Argue Like You’re On Camera

The difference between an argument and a fight is that in a fight, you say things you’ll regret. Things that will hurt the other person, that will stick in both of your minds until they come up again in later fights. Reddit user Valuable_Armadillo has a trick to avoid this:…