Fights Every Couple Has Had At Some Point In Their Relationship

Over 200 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of Fights Every Couple Has Had At Some Point In Their Relationship
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Vote up the fights you and your partner have most often.

There's no getting around it - all couples fight and there are fights all couples have. Common relationship fights, on the plus side, are at least something that unite us all. There are some gripes we can all share when airing grievances about romance over cocktails with our friends. No matter how infatuated you are with your beloved, chances are you and your partner spend a lot of time together. This means squabbles are inevitable, even over seemingly petty matters. 

The phrases "I can't read your mind!", "I just want to spend time with you!", and "You always make us late!" are probably all too familiar to most of us. Time, money, punctuality, and communication are often at the roots of arguments all couples have. In fact, your grandparents likely engaged in these kinds of quarrels. In modern times, there's even more to fight about. Is your partner really checking Twitter on their phone again? Do you have a right to peruse their Internet browsing history? What do you think of the image they project of your relationship on social media? From silly fights to actual red flags that indicate incompatibility, to be in love is to argue. As humans are imperfect animals - by nature unable to live in utter harmony 24/7 - the fundamental things apply. Certain brands of disagreement will continue to cause relationship strife - as time goes by. 

The good news is that fighting can actually be healthy for relationships, so long as you don't say anything damaging while you're in the throes of anger. Psychologists now say that paying attention to how you fight is more important than avoiding fights altogether. So, have some fun with it and commiserate! Tell us what you and your partner fight about below. Vote up the issues that make you and partner butt heads! 

Most divisive: You Actually Messed Up, But It's The Other Person's Fault
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  • 1
    117 votes

    You Don't Feel Like Your Partner Listens

    It's a very common argument. You don't feel heard and your partner gets defensive about the fact. 

  • 2
    104 votes

    One Of You Takes Their Bad Day Out On The Other

    No one's perfect. Sometimes, a stressful day means you get snappish with your partner. And fighting ensues. 

  • 3
    104 votes

    You Feel You're Expected To Be A Mind Reader

    How are you supposed to know what they want if they don't tell you? 

  • 4
    98 votes

    You Feel There's No Romance/You're Growing Apart

    The honeymoon phase ends eventually. If all you do is order in food, have lazy sex, and watch Netflix, that can lead to arguing. 

  • 5
    100 votes

    One Of You Wants More Sex

    No two people are 100% sexually compatible. This leads to fights. 

  • 6
    88 votes

    You Nag Your Partner Continuously - Over Something That Will Never Change

    That one petty thing that they do that really bothers you (i.e., twirl their hair, crack their knuckles)? They'll probably do it forever. Get used to it.