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"Men and women tend to have different goals with communication, with men concerned about identifying and fixing problems, and women expressing feelings and connecting emotionally, says relationship expert David Bennett, author of Men—and many of their wives, too—can't help but notice a beautiful woman, says relationship coach Jason Nik, and it's unreasonable to expect your husband to divert his glance whenever a pretty female walks by.
But remember that a trait you loathe in your husband may be the flip-side of one you love, says South Florida–based licensed marriage and family therapist Nakya Reeves.Here, experts draw the line between what's acceptable and what's simply asking too much.1. Whatever your issue is with his mother—maybe he sometimes puts her first over you or you two simply don't get along—drop it for your husband's (and your relationship's) sake.She is, after all, the reason he exists in the first place.Obviously, if your husband is full-on flirting with another woman (beautiful or not), confront him about his behavior. To give up his passions, whether professional or personal.Your husband's interests are likely part of what attracted you to him in the first place, so resist resenting the time and energy he spends on those things once you're married."Will it kill you to let her sit in the passenger seat when he drives, and you take the rear?
Yes, it's demeaning, but keep the situation in perspective," says relationship expert April Masini.
"It's unrealistic to expect that he interpret the deepness of your sigh.
FBI experts go through years of training for that," Reeves says.8. Don't ask him to join you frequently for activities you like but he doesn't, advises relationship expert Tina B. In fact, enjoying time apart with your separate passions will strengthen your bond.
Say your spontaneous husband has trouble staying on schedule.
Reeves suggests picking your battles: You may need him to pick the kids up on time, but let his habit of being late for dinner go.
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