I need some major help on arguing with my friend.
He always wins! I feel like a complete dumby too (most people mistake me for smart actually). He twists my words sometimes, and he gets very testy about things. And if I have any point at all he gets upset, then challenges me some more in ways he might not be able to answer. Like the other day we were arguing about reasons our teacher doesn’t have a better method of teaching, and he said she just doesn’t care. I thought I’d be nice and stand up for her, then I ended up listing ten reasons that aren’t so bad she might have for her difficult manner of teaching. Then he just said I repeated like half of them. It’s like he delights in proving he’s smarter than me! We argue a lot, but we try to stay out of it because we have really been upset before. He tends to get mean, and sometimes even personal. (And by the way, he really is a great friend, we just have very different opinions on things). He’s argued with my mother once, and she’s the best arguer there is, but he actually scored a few points! Agh, please, any good tips or help would be much appreciated.
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