A challenge in all marriages is for the husband and wife to communicate properly with each other.
Communication Mistakes Women often Make.
Here are some common mistakes that a wife makes and what the husband thinks in response:
Mistakes a Wife May Make
What Her Husband Thinks
|She offers advice when he does not ask for it.||She does not trust me.|
|She tries to control him through showing her feelings||She does not accept me.|
|She complains about what he has not done.||She does not appreciate the things I do.|
|She corrects and instructs him.||She does not admire me.|
|She accuses indirectly, "How could you do that?"||She does not think I am a good person.|
|She criticizes his decisions or actions.||She does not love me or believe in me, because she does not encourage me.|
Communication Mistakes Men often Make.
Here are some common mistakes that a husband makes and what the wife thinks in response:
Mistakes a Husband May Make
What His Wife Thinks
|He does not pay attention or ask questions to show interest.||He does not care.|
|He gives advice and solutions.||He does not care.|
|He gives advice and solutions.||He does not understand.|
|He listens, but gets angry and blames her for making him feel upset.||He does not respect my feelings.|
|He is not sensitive to her feelings and needs.||He does not love me.|
|When she is upset, he explains why he is right
and why she should not feel as she does
|He does not support me.|
|After listening, he says nothing or walks away.||I am not secure with him.|