Couples bickering might evolve from mistaken countersignaling.

Prompt: 17 syllables on countersignaling

Show my work:

Maybe partners bickering evolves from countersignaling that starts to miss.

Couples bickering might evolve from counter-signaling gone awry.

Couples bickering

5

might evolve

3

from counter-signaling

6

14

misfired

3

mistaken

3

Couples bickering

might evolve

from counter-signaling

mistaken

Couples bickering might evolve from mistaken counter-signaling mistaken.

17

Couples bickering might evolve from mistaken counter-signaling.