It’s a good thing if you never fight with your partner, right? Not quite. New research suggests that suppressing emotions when you make sacrifices for your romantic partner can be a bummer for your relationship—and for you.
Researchers in Canada found that when one partner kept it all to him- or herself for two weeks it resulted in both partners feeling worse in general and viewing their relationship as suffering. Repressing anger can lead to symptoms from headaches to depression. So when you’re feeling upset, let it out! You’ll look and feel better in the long-run.