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5 Unfair Expectations on Your Husband

Sep 01, 2023 / Wives     

When our expectations for our spouse become unreasonable, we are really setting our marriages up to falter and maybe even fail. Here are some unfair expectations wives should avoid. First, that he will always “Get You.” My wife, Susan, sometimes says…“You just don’t get me.” And she’s right. As a man, I don’t think like Susan and don’t always understand how she’s feeling even when I try. The second unfair expectation is that he can read your mind. Most men are not good at deciphering subtle hints, so be clear and direct.  For more unfair expectations to avoid, visit my blog at



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