Why Guys Shut Down in Arguments

Thousands of years’ of evolution has led to men having one basic goal in any argument with a spouse or girlfriend. It’s not about sharing our feelings, it’s not a about a mutually beneficial resolution, it’s not even about being right. It’s about getting yelled out as little as possible. After our first dozen arguments we’ve learned that talking leads to getting yelled at a lot. Not talking leads to getting yelled at less.