Better Understand Your Spouse

March 2nd, 2012

A couple may share their home, their lives, and their love, and yet experience their worlds in different ways that leads them to simply not understand one another.

It is important to understand these differences to foster a healthy marriage. If you feel you don’t understand how your spouse thinks, it may be a matter of perspective: you see through your lens onto the world, while your spouse sees the world through their own unique lens.

Is your way better? In this blog, we’ll explore how to understand your spouse so you can deepen your emotional connection with him or her, using 3 guidelines to get you started. Please keep reading…

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Understanding Your Spouse

April 13th, 2010

How to Understand What Your Spouse is Thinking

“I don’t know why Ed doesn’t get it,” Nancy complained to Karen. “I simply don’t know where he is coming from! I try to explain my thoughts and feelings to him and it is like he is living in a different world!!”

As Karen intently listened, Nancy continued. “I am worried about him not caring about us anymore. Maybe there’s another woman. Maybe I just don’t get it. I don’t understand, I am totally confused, Karen!!”

Karen thought for a moment and replied, “Everything may be different for Ed than it is for you. His world is different, everybody’s is. Jerry and I had a similar problem until we took the time to listen to one another. Then I was able to see how he felt from his point of view. I am wondering if you are aware of how Ed sees things.”

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