9. Don't Talk to Him When He's Upset. If he's upset about something, don't try to start a conversation with him. He's already on another planet and isn't going to be able to take in, never mind understand anything you are saying. Wait until he has cooled down before you discuss anything with him.
10. Praise Him. As you are trying to get him to understand you more, praise him. The more you praise him, the more he will want to understand you. You'll start to see how his eyes light up when you bring up the idea of talking about something or *gasp* his willingness to pause a video game for an instant for you to say something.
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Remember: commitment and patience will help your man understand. These tricks don't work overnight and you can't just do them one time and expect your man to understand you forever. You'll have to follow these all the time. It'll be worth it, though, just to have him understand and take interest in what you have to say.
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