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MRversusMRS October 26th, 2014 1:09am

Counseling session #23: She agrees with the age-old marital advice: "Never go to bed angry." He says it does no good to continue arguing when you are tired. What say you?

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corino Utah
10/27/14 9:45 pm

Well then he can sleep on the couch.

Injectable Trump Killed Babbitt
10/26/14 1:32 pm

Mr. Being tired doesn't help the problem.They can sleep on it and if they agree to discuss again at a set time they can both go to bed not feeling too horrible. (Unless someone cheated or murdurded in-laws. These should be discussed immediately)

burtoniscool Minnesota
10/26/14 11:31 am

I read it as "Never go to bed hungry"
Was very confused

DonWichita Kansas
10/26/14 10:02 am

I say both are right. He says "it does no good to continue arguing when you are tired." So put the argument aside, make-up and go to bed Happy. Or at least not angry.

10/26/14 9:10 am

Never go to bed angry you might not wake up in the morning!

10/26/14 7:08 am

A trip to the shoe store tends to solve many problems.

pietsch Another Adoring Fan
10/26/14 6:12 am

Maybe more fighting is not required. Maybe forgiveness is required. Sleep sweet.

10/26/14 5:31 am

I'm somewhere in between, I agree don't go to bed angry but I think there can come a point where it does both parties involved some good to sleep it off and clearer their minds.

LadyA Earth Explorer
10/25/14 10:31 pm

Agree to shut your mouthed, kiss and sat good night. Tomorrow is a new day.

... So, my vote falls somewhere in-between. I don't believe in going to bed angry but also not to dug gin' it all out. Call truce and sleep on it.

LadyA Earth Explorer
10/26/14 5:02 am

Oh wow. Note to self: Never type while sleepy.

sadewt Rexburg, Idaho
10/25/14 10:04 pm

go to bed angry, wake up less so. I always think clearer in the morning.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/25/14 9:34 pm

Mrs. Is on a roll - that's four in a row!

dawl adulting
10/25/14 8:40 pm

If I can't keep my eyes open all bets are off, I am useless and will be more irritable. Better to get some sleep, anger takes time to dissolve anyway.

WildRice With a side of sass
10/25/14 8:19 pm

Mrs. Have you ever tried going to sleep when you are angry? I can't and I can fall asleep standing up! Talk it out. You will both feel better and when you wake up you won't have this cloud of doom hanging over your head.

firefly5 the verse
10/25/14 8:22 pm

I agree 100%.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/25/14 9:39 pm

Very true, you two. 41 yrs. agreement with that!

MRversusMRS Marriage therapy
10/25/14 7:26 pm

The age breakdown is interesting on this one.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/25/14 9:46 pm

It's the opposite of what I'd expect. Most of the pro-Mrs. comments here are from 40+ users. And we 60+ folks are usually the wisest about marriage.

firefly5 the verse
10/25/14 10:07 pm

maybe you, as a demographic, are just more tired...

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/25/14 11:47 pm

I'm still up at quarter 'til two and I've got Sunday School at nine! :o)

imanag My heaven on Earth
10/25/14 7:08 pm

Mrs. It's important to "fight fair", take turns, really listen to what your SO is saying, then hit the hay when you've worked it out.

TomLaney1 Jesus is Lord
10/25/14 9:41 pm

You're not a nag at all, you fibber! You're a great wife. ✞

bluerum29 optimistic idealist
10/25/14 6:55 pm

I requested a rule (that she doesn't follow) of no important discussions after 9 to prevent any arguments from interrupting my sleep timing

10/25/14 6:39 pm

Never go to bed angry.
And never lie about not being angry.

davidwhite1 Building it Bigger
10/25/14 6:22 pm

I think far more rationally when I have had time to cool down and evaluate the situation.
My wife knows that if I am getting heated it is best just to table the conversation and allow me to do some self analysis.

10/25/14 6:20 pm

Mrs. Though I think it's more of a nice thought, not always doable. My boyfriend and I have only went to bed mad at eachother once, but I was mad for WEEKS. It would do no good to stay awake that long

10/25/14 6:31 pm

Eh, I guess Mr

Liberty 4,032,064
10/25/14 6:12 pm

Mrs. on this one. You don't have to figure it at out, but at least come to a temporary resolution and "make up" before going to sleep.

Zod Above Pugetropolis
10/25/14 6:12 pm

Aren't they both saying about the same thing? We're tired, we're getting grumpy, let's just let it go.

lip massholevania
10/25/14 6:10 pm

Meh sleep on it.

Maj Worth Economist
10/25/14 6:10 pm

Mrs. Not even a question. It doesn't matter if it's four in the morning. Don't go to bed angry. Ever.

Arananthi Literal Ninja
10/25/14 6:54 pm

^^ For the record, I agree. :D

MRversusMRS Marriage therapy
10/25/14 7:24 pm

:) That's why you two don't have an account named "MRversusMRS"

Maj Worth Economist
10/25/14 7:25 pm

Hahaha. That's awesome. ;)