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Speak life to your partner

By Esther Muchene - May 14th 2022
Let your partner feel visible by validating and affirming their actions. [iStockphoto]

I love you.

Those three magic words will make them feel completely cherished because words come attached with emotions.

Many women often fight the nagging feeling that they do not measure up. This is why as her husband and assuming she is doing a good job at being a great wife, you should always remind her that you value her and acknowledge her sacrifices to take care of you and the family. This boosts her confidence and helps her to feel good about herself.

You will notice that she is much happier and your kind words will be reciprocated by her meeting your needs, making it a win-win.

She will be more open and willing to talk to you during those moments of tension or disagreements without fear of being rudely interrupted or harshly criticised.

Approach problems and challenges with empathy and openness. Speak honestly but kindly about the situation.

Justified as it may be to express how you feel you have two options. To suppress the flames or turn them into a raging fire. But when you speak with gentleness it encourages faster conflict resolution.

And when you are not putting out World War Three remind her why you married her and throw in a compliment while at it.   

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