Avoiding conflict does not make it go away. Rather, when you fail to resolve it, it festers and becomes resentment
When we are first falling in love, we have an innate curiosity about the other. Thinking that you know everything about your partner squelches your curiosity and deadens the relationship.
Focusing on what’s wrong, or what you’re not getting from your partner, leads to criticism and defensiveness.
Often, good sex doesn’t “just happen”. It requires good communication and a sharing of what’s expected.
Putting on a nice face but secretly feeling hostile inside is a sure way to stay stuck in a situation. Many husbands will ask “What’s wrong?” only to be told “Nothing.
This is related to tip number six. Because women are taught that it is not feminine to speak directly, we often resort to “hidden” requests that take a code-breaker to decipher.
Did he take your car in for a tune-up so you wouldn’t have to? Remember to show your appreciation for all the small and large things he does for you.