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What respectful phrase do you use to tell a spouse his or her complaining is bothering you?


I'm writing an article listing helpful words we use in relationships whether in a marriage or a friendship. Background: After my former husband left, he told a friend that my day-to-day complaining about my toxic situation at work was causing him to sit in the driveway with clenched fists before coming in the house. How can a husband tell his wife that her complaining is causing him great stress without hurting her feelings? What is YOUR strategy in a relationship where a person is continually needing to vent feelings whether or not his/her complaints are legitimate? What are the words?

 
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    MizBejabbers 4 weeks ago

    Dashing, most women would like to lay down the armor, etc. too, but most have meals to cook, dirty dishes, and screaming kids, while men rest, enjoy their beer and want good sex later. Surprising there aren't more murders.


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