Are you the one always ready to take the gloves off and fight? Maybe you were on the debate team in school and relish going toe-to-toe with people on any given subject. This may have spilled into your personal life and the arguments with your spouse keep on mounting. The aftermath can leave you devastated, depressed, fatigued and unstable. Sometimes the arguments are so bad and frequent that your spouse may just shut down. The good news is everyone argues in a relationship, but on the flip side there might need to be damage control. You can interrupt the cycle with or without your spouse’s participation. Suggested ideas are walking away; going to bed mad, expressing love and letting things go should be considered. Boundaries need to be drawn as well. There are things that you should not tolerate. Emotional abuse, physical abuse and verbal abuse are red flags of potentially more serious things to come. If that is the case, seek support. If not, here are 5 things you can do to stop arguing.