1. Yuck! After letting your gal pal borrow your fave velvet jacket, you notice a huge stain on it. You:
2. Your BFF ditches you as soon as her boyfriend calls on yet another Friday night. You:
3. Your crush is teasing you in front of his friends. How do you let him know you're not okay with that?
4. How long does a typical fight last for you?
5. After a way-too-public bawling out session with a bud, you:
6. When your friend calls your cell after she ticked you off, you:
7. Uh-oh! When you see your new foe headed your way in the hall at school, you:
8. After missing curfew, you get grounded by your 'rents. You:
9. OMG! You spot your study buddy copying off your test! You:
10. What's the first thing you do when you get into a fight with a friend?
11. You catch your little sis eavesdropping on your phone convo with your crush! You:
12. When you get mad at your friends, you identify most with:
Simmer down, drama queen! When you get mad, you tend to totally freak out. You say exactly what's on your mind to anyone who'll listen--and unfortunately, you usually regret it later. Next time you're about to blow, step back and take a deep breath. Try counting to 10 before you say anything to anyone. And while it's totally okay to lean on friends for support, try to keep the feud just between the two of you, and don't make mutual friends take sides. Meet up with your friend to privately discuss what went down. You'll have your friend back in no time!
Talk about keeping your cool! Your level head and cool confidence help you face a fight with moxie. You're honest with people when they've made you mad, and you have a knack for speaking your mind without attacking the person you're fighting with. You don't blow things out of proportion, but you also don't pretend everything's totally okay. By immediately facing conflict head on, you don't dwell on negative feelings, which means your fights are short and sweet, and your relationships actually get stronger. That's what it means to fight right! Way to go!
Who knows what's bugging you? Certainly not the person you're mad at! When you're upset, you bottle up your emotions and hope that if you ignore them, they'll go away. Sorry, sister, not gonna happen! You tend to be a little passive-aggressive about your feelings by avoiding the people you're mad at or giving them the cold shoulder. Remember, the person you're mad at might not even know she's done something that bugs you. Trust us, if you speak up and let her know you're hurting, you'll feel so much better. And you'll be a lot closer to smooth sailing with your bud!
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