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How much fighting do you think is normal in a marriage/relationship?


Asked by Shanna84 at 10:12 AM on Jun. 1, 2011 in Relationships

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  • There is no normal. If its all the time and you are fighting in front of children that is a sign something is seriously wrong and IMO not in the normal range. If the fighting is physical that is not normal and the relationship needs to end immediately.


    Answer by meooma at 10:15 AM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • I don't know what's normal. We really don't fight much at all, in fact I have noticed the the only time we fight is when my MIL is around, she makes everyone so stressed out.

    Answer by scout_mom at 10:13 AM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • I have no idea. I don't think there is a normal amount. I think every couple is different. But if you're having a toxic screaming match every week then something is wrong..

    Answer by gutterflower585 at 10:34 AM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • I think minor disagreements and some arguments are okay, but screaming drag out fighting is not normal, IMO. We don't fight much in our marriage, but after being together since 1995, I think we have run out of things to fight about.

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 10:40 AM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Every marriage is different and tolerates different levels of conflict. With my marriage, we are both very logical, calm people. So we rarely have any disagreements. The only time I get mad at him (which is rare) is when he forgets to consult me when making plans.

    Answer by kathyartist2007 at 12:34 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • The quicker you find clarity, the quicker you
    can make this relationship better or make
    the decision to move on.

    Answer by GlitteribonMom at 2:59 PM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • I agree, a spat on occasion or a disagreement, but not fighting.

    Answer by emmyandlisa at 10:33 AM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Depends on the couple.

    Answer by pookiekins34 at 10:34 AM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • NONE

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:35 AM on Jun. 1, 2011

  • Fighting isn't normal in a healthy relationship. A spat here or there, a disagreement, etc. sure... fighting? no.

    Answer by ObbyDobbie at 10:16 AM on Jun. 1, 2011

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