The next time you’re pissed at your guy and want to reach for your cell... don’t. Ac­cord­ing to the lat­est re­la­tion­ship in­tel, it can do more harm than you think.

Cosmopolitan (India) - - LOVE & LUST - By Mina Azodi

When your boyfriend does some­thing an­noy­ing, like can­cels din­ner plans 20 min­utes be­fore you’re sup­posed to meet up, nat­u­rally you’re go­ing to want to call him out on it. So you should send him a quick, drama-free text ex­plain­ing why you’re hurt, right? Ac­tu­ally, no. If your ul­ti­mate goal is to keep your re­la­tion­ship in a good, strong place, you’re bet­ter off sti­fling that urge. “Texted words come through in a vac­uum,” says psy­chi­a­trist Ish Ma­jor, au­thor of Lit­tle White Whys. “You have no idea how the other per­son is re­act­ing, and be­fore you know it, that ini­tial mes­sage snow­balls into a full-blown text war.” That means you stand­ing still in the mid­dle of a street/ store/party, send­ing and re­ceiv­ing the kind of texts that can and will be used against you in count­less fu­ture, love-killing fights.

It all started with an hon­est mis­take...

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