How to approach your guy when something is bothering him.
Do you feel like you're walking on eggshells whenever your boyfriend or husband is in a bad mood? Are you often tempted to talk it through with him, but he just brushes you off? How can you help him feel better without making him more angry? Too Busy To Work On Your Relationship? This Site Is For You.
In this video, Therapist, Author and YourTango Expert Dr. Bonnie Weil helps a reader whose husband gets mad at her when she asks him, "What's wrong?" She wants to be able to talk to him when he's upset without making him even moreso. As Dr. Bonnie says, asking him what is bothering him is a surefire way to make him even more tense, as many times, he can't pinpoint why he's upset.
Unlike women, men find it harder to talk about their feelings. Dr. Bonnie lists a number of strategies for how you can diffuse the situation when it first arises and later, open up a positive line of communication with your guy. Learn why patience is key by watching the video above.
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