“It’s getting heated in here” Is VERY different from, “It’s getting hot in here!” Heated argument, yuck. Hot sexy-time, yum! One makes you want to take your clothes off, the other makes you want to pull your hair out – VERY different, right?
In a heated, ugly argument, the stakes are high, the dynamic is volatile and the outcome is often costly, if not devastating. Don’t let your conscious, compassionate, big-picture brain get hijacked by your reactive, defensive, fight-or-flight “lower brain.”
Consider the costs of a heated argument –the kind that creeps up quickly, gets big and ugly fast and afterwards leaves you wondering, “What the hell just happened?!” Now consider the benefits of learning even a a few new tips, tools and techniques for how to put an end to an argument right in the middle of it.
When we fight with our beloved, one thing is clear: we care deeply about something. This is a reason to fight passionately, but it can also be a reason to love just as passionately. By taking blame off the table, every fight is an opportunity for deeper intimacy.
Join special guest Annie Lalla as we discuss How to Keep the Fights Clean, DURING: “How to Get Out of An Argument and Into An Alliance.”