Everyone has disagreements; we wouldn't have them if our relationships weren't worth fighting for. But there are more and less effective ways to argue. Focusing on you own behavior is one of the most effective. When arguing, try asking yourself how you might behave if you were in front of someone you respect. Or try using a model: think of a friend whose communication style you admire. Thinking about your behavior may help you argue with care.
This week, I will focus on my behavior when in an argument and consider ways I might improve it.