Too often having an overbearing spouse means that they’re getting their needs and wants met at the expense of the other partner. This is no good in a relationship where both spouses are supposed to be getting their needs and wants met by the other equally.
Bottom line is you, just like I – should have listened to our mothers when they told us not to do any chore around the house that we didn’t want to for the rest of our lives. So now, the only solution – the only way out is to stop doing all of it.
To make her feel special. Women want to feel special in your life. They want to know that they are your #1, and that you still think of them when the two of you are not together. Purchasing flowers, or even picking her some roadside daisies shows her without a doubt that during your day, you took the time to think about her.
Is the monthly period a time to suck it up and put a smile on your face. Be pleasant and charming despite the fact that you feel like snapping your husband’s head off every time he dares to speak to you.
Happiness in a marriage can be the easiest thing to find in a world where everything seems to come with strings and the simplest way to add years to your life and joy to your heart!
Being taken for granted is a tricky subject. On one hand, you may genuinely feel that you aren’t getting the praise or attention that you deserve. Then you feel ignored or hurt. But on the other hand, life has taught you that in order to be worthy, lovable or secure – you have had to have praise.
What is it about couples? They get into a heated argument ready to literally gauge each other’s eyes out and one partner says, “Oh just relax already. It’s not the end of the world!” And suddenly the argument went from manageable to unmanageable and you are questioning why you married such an idiot in the first place.
One of the negative ways a baby affects marriage is the amount of time and energy she requires from her parents. A parent who cares for this demanding human day and night may have little left to offer his or her spouse.
But realistically speaking, it is perfectly normal and okay to hate your husband (or your wife) every once in a while. There is truly no way to live with one person for so long without being irritated to the point of complete disdain by their actions and behaviors.
Robert Buchicchio (MSW, LICSW, DCSW has a BA in psychology from University of Rhode Island and an MSW from Ohio State University.
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