How to Handle Confrontation without Crying ...

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You can't go through life without having confrontations.

Sometimes, the drama will come to you.

Other times, you'll be forced to initiate confrontation for the sake of your own health and happiness.

Either way, it can be hard to argue with someone without crying, which is why you should follow these tips to keep your cool:2

1. Stick to the Topic at Hand

If you approached your boyfriend to complain about how he's always late for dates, then don’t veer off topic by bringing up something hurtful he did years ago that you should've forgiven him for already.

If you bring up tons of different topics at once, the original one might be swept under the rug.2

Plus, the more bad memories you bring up, the bigger your chances are of starting a huge fight you didn't mean to start.

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