Yesterday, I shared a few strategies for
encouraging your husband to be a little more chatty. Today, a heavier topic: how to have an awful but necessary conversation.
N.B.: I don’t mean to give the impression that if women just follow some simple steps, then healing will magically occur in a deeply troubled marriage. On the other hand, it’s common for good relationships to go through times when pain outweighs the joy. But it’s also common to come out of the bad patches stronger and more united than you were when things were chugging along peacefully. So here are a few ideas for how to approach your un-talkative husband when there’s something wrong:
Don’t ambush him. If...READ MORE