The reason your husband thinks you’re nagging him (that he will never admit…)

And 3 ways to help improve your communication from there.

The reason why your husband thinks you're nagging him (that he will never admit...)I recently sent an e-mail to the folks who subscribe to this blog asking them how I can better serve them.

I am planning a few webinars and wanted to make sure to cover the most important topics to them.

If you want to make sure you know when they will happen be sure you’re on my list.

You can sign up on the right-hand side of this page.

The responses were amazing.

Several people even replied to the e-mail to say hello, ask questions, or suggest topics.

I love connecting with folks who read this blog or listen to the podcast.

One reader asked a question I get from time to time that is near and dear to my heart, and I wanted to address it from my perspective right here, anonymously of course (and slightly edited to further protect her identity):

I also spent an entire episode of the Confessions of a Terrible Husband podcast following up on this, which you can hear here:

Here is her question:

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021: How Small Changes to how you Listen, Learn, and Love can Improve Your Relationship Fast.

Susie Miller shares lessons from her new book to help us improve our relationships in 30 days or less.

In this episode of the Confessions of a Terrible Husband podcast I talk with Susie Miller, author of the book Listen, Learn, Love: How to Dramatically Improve Your Relationships in 30 Days or Less, which is about how to develop the three important skills to improve your relationship fast.

Susie talks with me about listening well, learning about your spouse, and loving them in a way that promotes stronger relationships.

She shares stories from her personal life and book and talks about some pretty cool bonuses for folks who buy her book around the release date, so tune in for those details, too.

It’s a fun chat so be sure to check it out.  And also be sure to connect with Susie about her book, which you can find through the link at the top of the post, on Amazon, and pretty much every other retailer around!

I really enjoyed our chat and the book, which I read in less time than it takes to watch a baseball game on TV.

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020: Are Your Habits Helping or Hurting Your Marriage?

Gretchen Rubin shares incredible lessons from her unique study of habits

In this episode of the Confessions of a Terrible Husband podcast I talk with New York Times Best Selling Author Gretchen Rubin about how we can use her new book, Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives, to improve your relationship.

Be sure to check out her website and podcast, Happier with Gretchen Rubin.

I firmly believe that Gretchen’s book can have a similar impact on relationships to The 5 Love Languages by Gary Chapman because it not only helps you understand yourself, but it also provides insight into the mind of your spouse.

The book emphasizes that there are several ways to make or break habits and not all of them will work for you all the time based on your personal tendencies. Gretchen introduces the four tendencies that each of us have, which she calls the “Four Tendencies” and which describe how a person responds to expectations.

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How would you describe your family…in just one word?

Marcus Kusi shares how picking a family theme can form a foundation for success

This is a post by Marcus Kusi, from Our Peaceful Family, who shares a simple story how and why to choose a family theme. It’s a nice, simple concept that can provide a lot of value for making family choices moving forward by providing the basis upon which to make tough decisions by asking ‘does this fit within our family theme.’ Check it out!

How would you describe your family... in just one word-Remember the last time you had that delicious meal from your favorite restaurant?

I bet you could describe the taste in just one word if you were asked to.

(Even if it was 10 years ago)

And could easily describe it into detail if needed; from the smell and touch, to the taste it left in your mouth.

But have you ever wondered how people described your family?

What thoughts come to your mind?

A happy, peaceful, chaotic, or the family that can not be described.

Chances are you probably cannot describe your family in one word.

And is that okay for you?

How would you describe your family in one word?

Yes, just one word!

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