Communication

11 Stages of A Fight with Your Lover as Told in GIFs

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So you get in a fight with your significant other? Happens to the best of us. These are the ways you generally check yourself before you wreck yourself—and your relationship.

Stage 1: You’re seething, and he makes a joke to lighten the mood.

What you feel like doing.

not-funny
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What you do.

laugh-nod
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Stage 2: You two rehash the issue.

What you feel like doing.

But_your_wrong_and_i_hate_you (1)
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What you do.

I_love_you_but
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Stage 3: He claims you said something you didn’t say.

What you feel like doing.

get-the-transcript
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What you do.

maybe-christina
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Stage 4: He uses the dreaded “You always…” line.

What you feel like doing.

no-taylor-lautner
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What you do.

jim-eyes
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Stage 5: He walks away from the fight.

What you feel like doing.

tackle
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What you do.

walk-away
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Stage 6: He brings it up later in public.

What you feel like doing.

what?
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What you do.

dont
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Stage 7: A friend gets in the middle and tries to resolve the issue.

What you feel like doing.

getting-away-w-it
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What you do.

good-luck
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Stage 8: You’re both too stubborn to admit you’re wrong.

What you feel like doing.

wrongness
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What you do.

cosby-no
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Stage 9: Neither of you can remember why you’re still mad.

What you feel like doing.

i-like-you
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What you do.

spacey-bitch-please
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Stage 10: You’re making up, but you still can’t bring yourself to be chipper about it. He comments on your grump-face.

What you feel like doing.

not-grumpy
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What you do.

grumpy-face
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Stage 11: Finally, ou affirm your love and vow never to fight again Until the next time.

What you feel like doing.

i-love-you
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What you do.

I-dunno-I-love-you
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