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Experts say couples fight after work because different people need different things after a stressful day on the job. (Experts say it's because different people need different things after a stressful day on the job. (Experts say it's because different people need different things after a stressful day on the job. (Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr)
Experts say couples fight after work because different people need different things after a stressful day on the job. (Experts say it's because different people need different things after a stressful day on the job. (Experts say it's because different people need different things after a stressful day on the job. (Jamie McCaffrey/Flickr)
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When you get home from work, you should be relieved and relaxed, right? Instead, a lot of people end up arguing with their partners. Experts say it's because different people need different things after a stressful day on the job, some want to talk about what happened, others need quiet time.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Curt Nickisch of the Harvard Business Review about what the research tells us about the best way to navigate those differences.

Guest

  • Curt Nickisch, senior editor at Harvard Business Review. He tweets @CurtNickisch

This segment aired on June 9, 2016.

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