Marriage Mondays with Shaunti Feldhahn
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Shaunti Feldhahn

Shaunti Feldhahn is the best-selling author of research-based books including For Women Only, For Men Only, The Surprising Secrets of Highly Happy Marriages and The Good News About Marriage.

Posted 9/15/14 at 11:21 AM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Monday From Shaunti Feldhahn: Avoid Painful Disrespect by Thinking Ahead

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Marriage Month Tip Of The Day from Shaunti Feldhahn



Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on the surprising truths that men and women tend not to know about each other–and which change everything once we do. 
 


Tip #29: Wives, since processing your husband’s decisions out loud can sometimes come across as painful disrespect or questioning his judgment, think in advance about how to say it so he doesn’t misunderstand what you are saying. FULL POST

Posted 9/14/14 at 11:27 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Monday From Shaunti Feldhahn: Taking Care of Yourself Says "I Care About You"

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Marriage Month Tip Of The Day from Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Tip: 
Recognize that taking care of yourself says "I care about you" to your spouse; it isn’t about looking like you walked off a magazine cover, but about your spouse seeing you are willing to make the effort to take care of yourself for them.

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Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on the surprising truths that men and women tend not to know about each other–and which change everything once we do. FULL POST

Posted 9/14/14 at 11:24 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Monday From Shaunti Feldhahn: Mutually Reconnect With Your Spouse After Conflict

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Marriage Month Tip Of The Day from Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Tip: When you and your mate experience hurt feelings and conflict, mutually reconnect by sharing a private signal that says “We’re okay.”

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Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on what makes happy marriages so happy, based on nationally-representative research with more than 1,000 couples.

 Tip #26: Mutually Reconnect With Your Spouse After Conflict FULL POST

Posted 9/14/14 at 11:21 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Monday From Shaunti Feldhahn: Women, Ask Him to Accept Help Without Hurting His Heart

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Marriage Month Tip Of The Day from Shaunti Feldhahn

A tip for women: When you know you need to ask your husband to accept guidance or help, and you know he might feel painfully inadequate as a result, say it with kindness and in a way that makes it about your need rather than his failure.

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Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on the surprising truths that men and women tend not to know about each other–and which change everything once we do.

Tip #25: Women, ask him to accept help without hurting his heart FULL POST

Posted 9/14/14 at 11:17 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Monday From Shaunti Feldhahn: Encourage Your Wife to Resolve Her Worries

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Marriage Month Tip Of The Day from Shaunti Feldhahn


A tip for men: Next time something keeps bothering or worrying your wife, realize that due to her brain wiring, she probably can’t “not think about it” – and she will feel loved if you encourage her to take some action to resolve it instead of making her feel a bit foolish for wanting to do so.

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Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on the surprising truths that men and women tend not to know about each other–and which change everything once we do. 
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Posted 9/14/14 at 11:14 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Monday From Shaunti Feldhahn: Don't Hold Back

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Marriage Monday Tip From Shaunti Feldhahn

Tip: To have a happy marriage, don’t try to protect yourself emotionally or financially “just in case”; taking the risk of being “all in” instead of holding back is essential for creating security and happiness.

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Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on what makes happy marriages so happy, based on nationally-representative research with more than 1,000 couples. FULL POST

Posted 9/14/14 at 11:10 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Mondays with Shaunti Feldhahn: Women, See Going Out and Doing Things Together as Romantic

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Marriage Monday Tip from Shaunti Feldhahn:

A tip for women: Recognize that your man wants romance too, but it may mean going out and playing together; so notice and seize on things he mentions doing (sports, outdoor activities, walking the aisles of the local DIY store…) and enjoy the time together!

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Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on the surprising truths that men and women tend not to know about each other–and which change everything once we do. FULL POST

Posted 9/14/14 at 11:06 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Mondays with Shaunti Feldhahn: Men, Listen and Understand Your Wife’s Feelings First

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Marriage Monday Tip from Shaunti Feldhahn

A tip for men: When your wife is worrying about or bothered by an emotional problem, take the first step of listening to her feelings before the second step of trying to address the problem.

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Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on the surprising truths that men and women tend not to know about each other–and which change everything once we do.

Tip #21: Men, listen and understand your wife’s feelings first. FULL POST

Posted 9/14/14 at 11:02 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Mondays with Shaunti Feldhahn: Give Your Spouse Space

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Marriage Monday Tip from Shaunti Feldhahn

A tip for women: When you are in a conflict with your husband, give him time and space to process things if he needs it – and you’ll find that you’ll get the good communication you need as a result.

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Welcome to Marriage Mondays! Each Monday, join us here in the Book Corner as I share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on the surprising truths that men and women tend not to know about each other–and which change everything once we do. FULL POST

Posted 9/14/14 at 10:56 PM | Shaunti Feldhahn

Marriage Month Tip Of The Day from Shaunti Feldhahn: Guys, Build a Sense of Closeness Outside the Bedroom

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Marriage Month Tip Of The Day from Shaunti Feldhahn

A tip for men: Realize that the physiological differences between men and women apply to sexual desire as well; if you want more sex, give your wife the time she needs to anticipate it rather than being surprised.

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Thank you for joining us for Marriage Month! Today is the last daily posting; we will start Marriage Monday tips next week, as I continue to share my top findings on the little, eye-opening things that make a big difference in creating great marriages and relationships. Today’s post is one of a series on the surprising truths that men and women tend not to know about each other –and which change everything once we do. FULL POST

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