The 10 Most Common Reasons Married Couples Argue
Here are two things to remember when you and your husband or wife get into your next argument. One: It’s healthy and even good for your relationship to argue sometimes. And two: Everyone else is arguing about the same stuff.
A new study at Oakland University in Michigan found the most common reasons married couples fight and . . . well . . . they’re probably close to what you’d expect.
The top 10 are: Not showing enough affection . . . a lack of communication . . . someone not paying enough attention to the other . . . not feeling appreciated . . . feelings . . .
Jealousy . . . talking to an ex . . . being possessive . . . past relationships . . . and whose friends you’re spending more time with.
And some things that finished a little lower on the list are . . .
Chores in 12th place . . . 13th is who does more work . . . 17th is frequency of sex and 18th is what sexual acts to do . . . 20th is in-laws . . . 22nd is who’s in control . . . and 30th is someone spending too much money.