Conflict And Relationships

February 10, 2011 Updated Feb 10, 2011 at 9:54 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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February 10, 2011 Updated Feb 10, 2011 at 9:54 PM EDT


(WKBW/CNN) How about some relationship advice as Valentine's Day draws near.

Experts say conflict among couples is normal, but when it happens, it's important to follow some basic ground rules.

Experts say easy does it! When bringing up an area of disagreement, bring it up gently.

Also, control your emotions. If they escalate, take a break. Remember to listen, try to avoid insults, and don't yell.

Plus, saying I'm sorry can go a long way in resolving a conflict.

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