Why couples fight: Real women weigh in on the 3 most common reasons

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These are the most common arguments married people have, and how to resolve them

Arguing is normal in any relationship. It can even be healthy when done right, if partners work through an issue and communicate effectively. Do you notice you and your partner fighting over the same things over and over again? One ParentTown user asked the community about most common things couples fight about.

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1. Money

This is a big issue, especially for single-income families. She might want to enroll the children in an expensive school, while he doesn’t see the need; he might think she spends too much on groceries; she might even resent him for not earning enough.

Couples can avoid these blow-ups by talking to each other about money, and not waiting until the bills come before they confront their financial issues. Setting a budget together and making compromises is key.

On the next page: the other most common reasons couples argue.

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