When I see couples, I like to work on communication. Poor communication is one of the biggest problems in any marriage. Words to avoid because they are poisonous to a marriage include:
YOU, SHOULD, ALWAYS, NEVER, WHY, NAME CALLING, SARCASM, TELLING THE OTHERPERSON WHAT THEY THINK (MIND READING),
A sample conversation using these words:
You should do the dishes. You never do the dishes. You always leave a mess. Why can’t you do your own dishes even once? You are a lazy pig. You’re the king/queen of the world. You think I’m just here to be your servant.
REALLY? Watch your language. If these words are regular visitors in your home, send them packing. Tomorrow I’ll share improved communication techniques.