tant to remember that it was only a game and to play fair and play even.
“Your team may have won this time but they may lose next time; so if you don’t play fair this time, it can escalate, as your partner might not play fair next time.”
For others whose partner is football mad, and they are not, she said finals season was the perfect time to grab a movie, or massage.
“Get some non-football mad friends and go out together to get away from the madness,” she said.
She said compromise was key, and if you chose to stay and watch, remember one day they will participate in something they are not too keen on either.
“You might not like footy as much as your partner but there are times you might want your partner to do something they don’t enjoy as much, so it’s a matter of mutual support.” Tips for the survival of both parties - do's and don'ts. DO enjoy yourself and the game DO make time for each other DO make clear rules on how to interact if opposing teams are playing DON'T continue the banter beyond the game, as this could cause annoyance, frustration and potentially arguments within the relationship. DON'T sit and pout, if you'd prefer doing something else - go do something else DON'T be a sore loser
It may take some effort to keep the peace during footy finals.