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The Argument Hangover: Empowering Couples to Fight Smarter and Overcome Communication Pitfalls

The Argument Hangover: Empowering Couples to Fight Smarter and Overcome Communication Pitfalls

by Aaron Freeman, Jocelyn Freeman


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Learn how you and your partner can fight smarter, communicate like pros, and handle any challenge as a team!

You know that feeling right after an argument you’ve had with your partner? You feel kind of sick to your stomach, your head is buzzing, and you're zoned out. You regret what you said or how you said it, and you're hurt by their actions as well. Almost like a food or alcohol hangover, right? Aaron and Jocelyn Freeman, your new favorite relationship mentors, call this "the argument hangover."

In this relatable, no b.s. book for couples, the Freemans explain what an argument hangover is, what causes it, and how to clearly communicate your needs to feel understood, without having to change each other. This modern guide includes step-by-step tools and exercises you can implement right away, so you can handle the challenges that so many couples face today. Topics include:
  • Why conflict doesn’t have to be something you avoid
  • How to keep arguments from escalating
  • How to resolve those nagging two or three disagreements that keep coming up
Embrace conflict and grow from it with the right communication skills―and say goodbye to argument hangovers once and for all.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510763418
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 03/16/2021
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 272,259
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Jocelyn and Aaron Freeman are known for being the “couple that coaches couples” for their non-counseling, skills-based relationship coaching approach. They are the creators of The Couples Workshop, a workshop for busy couples to get the skills and tools they can implement immediately, and Empowered Couples University, which hosts online courses. They have an accredited certification for aspiring relationship coaches. Their teachings have reached hundreds of thousands of people across the world, and their mission is to make proactively "working" on your relationship the new norm, and ultimately lower the divorce rate.

Table of Contents

About the Authors ix

Introduction xi

1 What Is the Argument Hangover? 1

2 Outdated Beliefs about Conflict 13

3 Turning Conflict into a Good Thing 28

4 Emotional Triggers and Their Impact 45

5 Before Conflict 74

6 During Conflict 106

7 After Conflict 134

8 Your Communication Personality Types 151

9 The Ingredients for Love 179

Index 191

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