What’s Your Argument Style?
Some people just like to share their opinion, and they don’t care if other people want to hear it. Sometimes, that can lead to an argument. Getting into an argument is never a comfortable situation. Sometimes, they are necessary as they can help people learn more about one another and make a relationship better. But other times, people just want to argue because they like to, whether they share the same opinions as you or not.
Sometimes, someone’s arguing style can actually be based on a specific type of disagreement. Other times, someone just argues for the sake of it. To figure out your argument style, it takes some learning about what the different types of arguments are. You may think that you’ve been in all kinds of disagreements before, but have you ever taken the time to examine them? That’s what we’ll do here. Take this quiz to learn more about argument styles.
Argument styles are ways that people handle disagreements. An argument style can drastically change as the fight is taking place. Some people want to find common ground and avoid conflict. Others want to harp on someone else's low self-esteem and knock their emotional intelligence. Some argument styles can be combative, and others can be about love languages.
There are eight types of arguments: a causal argument, a rebuttal argument, a proposal argument, an evaluation argument, a narrative argument, a Toulmin argument, a Rogerian argument, and a Classical Western argument. If you're able to argue properly, you can have a healthier relationship with someone. The inevitable part of figuring out what your argument style is like is by getting into an argument. Some people, who hate disagreements, are just looking for a better way to communicate. Knowing how you argue can make you a better partner.