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Simple steps: How to make up after a fight and the one word you should not say

It happens to everyone at one time or another.

However, experts say there is a right and a wrong way to make up following a fight.

Psychologists say you should apologize quickly and move on.

The Wall Street Journal broke it down to a few simple step.

First, wait to talk it out until  everyone is cooled off.

Next, give up the idea of being right and focus on the other person’s feelings.

Third, mirror the other person’s position by talking about how you understand their feelings.

When you are apologizing, never use the word “but.”

Lastly, show the other person that you care.

Dr. Melissa Rich, with Christian Counseling Associates, stopped by our studios to talk about the best ways to reconcile after an argument.