Understanding emotions that fuel fights

    Many couples fight about the same issues over and over – dirty socks on the floor, being late, who was supposed to let out the dogs. New research investigates the underlying emotions that fuel these fights.

    WHYY’s Behavioral Health reporter Maiken Scott spoke with psychologist Dr. Dan Gottlieb about why we fight, and what we’re really fighting about.


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