How often do you fight/argue with your SO?

posted 3 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: How often do you have fights/arguments with your SO?
    Every few days : (24 votes)
    10 %
    Once a week : (46 votes)
    18 %
    Once a month : (79 votes)
    31 %
    A few times a year : (102 votes)
    41 %
  • Post # 3
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    601 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: July 2014

    @alohakay:  We probably bicker pretty frequently – but it’s not a fight. It’s like a few back and forth words and then we’re fine. And it’s always the same shit – for example – from me, you hear, “BABE! PUT THE FRIGGIN TOILET PAPER ON THE ROLL! – DONT JUST LEAVE IT ON TOP OF THE SINK!”

    Him: “Babe, do you think you can pick up your 20 books that are sprawled all across the floor so I don’t trip and die?”

    He’s way more level headed than I am lol.

    Post # 4
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    1168 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    @alohakay:  Its pretty rare that we have a full on can-not-agree-at-all, fight. In our 6 year relationship we maybe had 2. All other “fights” are usually mis-communication or misinterpretation of what the other has said and we just get annoyed, but we dont actually fight about it.

    Post # 5
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    472 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @alohakay:  I’d say once every 2 or 3 weeks… sometimes we go longer.  Granted usually the longer we go, when we have a blow out its a REALLY big blowout lol.  I think we’ve gotten better at saying what’s really going on in our heads though to kinda fight it out before it esculates

    Post # 6
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    320 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2015

    I would say we have a disagreements about once a month…usually because he will mention something I don’t like or do something that i don’t like but it’s nothing too serious. 

    Post # 7
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    1104 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    We are between once a month and once a year though I voted once a month to be on the conservative side. In likelihood, probably 2-3 times per year for an actual fight. We have little bickers here and there, but a fight where we disagree strongly, are mad at one another, need space, etc. then 2-3 times per year max.

    Post # 8
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    980 posts
    Busy bee

    Once a month, but it’s mostly connected with my pmdd so even though I’m livid at the time, I try to remember it isnt a big deal. Its only over little/unimportant things and never with yelling/name calling. It just involves me being catty and not talking to him for a while… My poor SO. One day I’m fine, the next I’m the devil. 

    Post # 9
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    1574 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    We have very minor bickers probably once a week. I wouldn’t even classify it as an argument (but I’m sure that some would). Just little annoyances like when he keeps saying he’ll take the compost container out to the bin in our garden. And he said it every day for 4 days, adn now the container is overflowing. I took it out this afternoon, and then he was all “OMG. I was going to do that!” so I said “Okay, you’ve said that. But when? It was gross and overflowing. I can do it anyway”. 

    Major fights? Once or twice a year. But those aren’t “I’m packing my bags” or since we’re married now “Ef this I’m calling up [family attorney]”

    Post # 10
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    3249 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    Whenever we’re in love with the same chick, and then I turn into a wolf, and she tries to drink my blood, and it’s just drama city.

    Post # 11
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    4540 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Royalton White Sands

    It goes in spurts. We won’t argue for a good while, then there will be something in the water for a few days and we argue constantly. It’s almost always miscommunication-type stuff. 

    Post # 12
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    4223 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    We have never fought … Like ever. Literally. We calmly discuss things we don’t agree on. Apparently that’s really odd ? :/

    Post # 13
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    34 posts
    Newbee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I’d say about once a year we will have a real argument. We bicker once in a while too, and I know it’s silly, but the bickering is even fun sometimes. I come from a family where anger and frustration isn’t safe to be expressed, so there’s something so freeing about not holding back, particularly when there isn’t any real resentment beneath it. Actually, I think the bickering helps me to manage my resentment, so that it doesn’t turn into anything bigger later. 

     

    Post # 14
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    2276 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    @alohakay:  DH and i ‘fight’ all the time.We are polar opposite and can only agree on a handful of things. We love each other and have been together 11 years. I like to think we’re both passionate people :). We arent in your face going to a dark place fighting, but we like our daily banter 😛 .

     

    Post # 15
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    186 posts
    Blushing bee

    I voted once a month, but it’s more like once every five or six months. We have maybe 2 fights per year and they are never that bad. The most we have ever gone without speaking over an issue was four hours. That was our biggest fight ever. We just don’t argue! We don’t really bicker either. I’ve had friends tell me this is totally unhealthy(the never arguing) but we get along really well and neither of us like confrontation at all.

     

    Post # 16
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    10833 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    We had a ‘kind of fight’ last month for the first time in over 2 years. We were pretty much just stubborn and didn’t talk very much for a day but there was no yelling or arguing.  It was over something that neither of us had control over either so it was a stupid reason to ‘fight’. We usually never argue at all to be honest… it’s extremely rare. The last time we argued before lasts months spat was the day we got engaged 2 and a half years ago and that is a very long story (which is actually posted on wb for those who have been here for a while lol).

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