Marriage Communication Roadblock #6
Evaluating, judging negatively, disapproving, blaming, name-calling. Ex: “Be a man/woman!….” (What’s wrong with you…., The house looks like crap…).
Marriage Communication Roadblock #5
Advising, recommending, providing answers or solutions without being asked to. Ex: “What I would do if I were you….?” (Why don’t you…, Let me suggest…).
Marriage Communication Roadblock #4
Persuading with logic, arguing, instructing, lecturing. Ex: “Don’t you know people with self respect don’t do….?” (Here’s why you’re wrong…, It would be best for you).
Marriage Communication Roadblock #3
Moralizing, preaching, obliging. Ex: “You should have told him/her…..” (It is your responsibility…).
Marriage Communication Roadblock #2
Warning, Threatening, Admonishing. Examples are: “You better be home right after work.” (If you don’t then….).
Marriage Communication Roadblock #1
Directing, ordering or commanding. Examples are: “You have my dinner ready by 7:30 pm.” (You have to…, You will…). This would be a sure way of going hungry in my house, IJS.
Ending Jealousy Part III
Dealing With Jealousy You DO Deserve: There are times when jealousy is justified. Infidelity causes inevitable jealousy. You may think that you can’t continue a marriage once trust has been broken, but it is possible. These steps can be taken to rebuild trust and confidence in your troubled marriage: 1. Pray. Attend a church or […]
Ending Jealousy Part II
Dealing With Jealousy You Don’t Deserve Jealous usually comes from the inability to control another person. Women may become jealous when their husband notices other women. However they need to keep in mind that men are visual and notice women the way we may notice a great pair of shoes. That doesn’t mean that they […]