5 Things You Should Never Say To Your Husband


5 Things You Should Never Say To Your Husband [EXPERT]
Learn to communicate constructively with your man.

Your husband just said something to you which sounded attacking and critical, but the solution is to not get in the sand box with him. Be the adult and be direct: "I feel hurt/sad/alone in the relationship when you talk to me like that. If you feel angry or frustrated about something that I did, then talk to me as your partner, and don't push me against the wall with your words."

So, those are my five examples for you. I hope you let it all marinate, and reflect about how you are in your marriage.  Most importantly, be respectful, be an adult and for the love of god, be smart. 9 Love Lessons I've Learned In 10 Years Of Marriage

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Carin Goldstein MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Carin Goldstein, MFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Los Angeles as well as the witty writer of Be the Smart Wife where she writes about the trials and tribulations of how to naviagate through your marriage. Sign up for Be the Smart Wife bi-weekly posts and connect with Carin on facebook and twitter. If you live in the Los Angeles area and are interested in learning more about Carin's psychotherapy services, visit her website at caringoldstein.com.

Location: Sherman Oaks, CA
Credentials: LMFT, MFT
Specialties: Couples/Marital Issues, Empowering Women, Marriage
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