Why Joking During Fights Relieves The Tension
It takes you out of the moment
Laughing has a way of making you sort of adjust your lens, zoom out, and look at the moment in a bigger picture sense. It has a way of removing you from the actual fight for a moment, pausing, and reassessing. Without a pause, anger can be a fast-moving train so it’s good to have some device that slows you down.