I've never been the type of person that is comfortable with confrontation. Actually, I've spent a lot of time trying to avoid it, and because of this, I've had to learn how to make sure people in my life are aware of my feelings so that I feel like my voice is heard. Believe me, this is not an easy task. So before an issue became something bigger, I've always tried to figures out things to say to help stop an argument and find a peaceful resolution that everyone can live with. Open communication in any relationship is important, but sometimes a simple discussion turn into something much bigger, and you find yourself, whether you like it or not, in fight.
Voices start to rise, emotions are high, and inevitably feelings are hurt. So whether you are fighting with someone you really care about and you're invested in the relationship, like your partner, a family member, or a friend, or it's a person that you need to have a healthy relationship with, like a work colleague, take a step back before the fight escalates further. Sometimes you just need the right word t0 help you get beyond the anger and frustration and end any fight.