How to stop criticising my husband

The one person who will take most of my ugly side is of course my dear husband.

Some tactics I will apply:

1. Filter every criticism with:

Is he like that ALL the time?

Am I like that too at times?

2. Celebrate common achievements or traits

In areas where I have excelled or improved, reflect on whether he has too.

3. Instead of criticizing, express the need:

When you do this, I feel that.

I need …

Start a solution focused conversation.

4. For the traits that I share, first work on myself ie. lateness, before I can help him overcome it too.

5. Within every argument, lies a dream. Talk about our dreams.

6. Journalling with this template


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