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Why Going to Bed Angry Will Kill Your Relationship

Here's the end of a relationship for me: being with somebody who is okay with going to bed angry. It doesn't work for me at all. I'm a mediocre sleeper to begin with. So, if I'm dating somebody who's okay with going to bed angry, I don't want any part of that at all. You see, I'd rather get on the phone – not text – at 11:00 at night, because usually with a 15 or 20-minute phone call, everything will be alright (almost sounds like a song lyric, doesn't it?) Read more

Why going to bed angry is actually a fine thing to do

I’m sure you’ve heard the adage “Never go to bed angry.” It’s age-old advice that I’ve heard repeated a lot. I was actually just at a wedding where the officiant said this to the about-to-be-wed couple and told them it was the only thing about marriage they needed to know. It’s traditional wedding day advice, but I’ve honestly never been one for tradition for tradition’s stake. And I have to say that I really disagree with it. You have to go to bed angry sometimes when you’re dating or married to someone. I actually think it can be good for your relationship to go to bed angry every now and then. Here’s why. Read more