We believe we’re getting the fairytale when we get married. You know — meet “the one,” have a whirlwind courtship, get married and live happily ever after. What the fairytales don’t tell you is that relationships take work. Often times, we don’t go into a relationship with the tools to manage the challenges, which is…
Relationship Tip #13 Give up criticism. When we criticize, we say something negative about the other person: you are lazy, you are a slob, you are a nag. These remarks are hurtful and often trigger the other person to become angry and defensive.