The Dos and Don’ts of Fighting Fair

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DO agree on next steps.

Think back to your goals. Express what you need to move beyond this fight and ask your partner what he needs, then work together to create a plan that leaves you both feeling heard and positive about your union. And follow up: Pick a time, say two weeks later, to check in and see if things are moving in the right direction.

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