You have the big picture stuff in your marriage down cold. You’re committed to your wife. You know how to listen. You spend time with your kids and work hard for your family. Your household might not be a blissful image of domestic achievement, but it’s certainly getting there.
But you might be falling short in little ways you’re not aware. Marriage involves a deeper commitment than dating and, as a result, are a lotyou’re still working from the same relationship playbook you ran pre-marriage, you might be making mistakes with communication, housekeeping, the way you use your time or more. In an effort to keep you aware of what Here are 17 small, dumb things you could be doing that are inadvertently harming up your marriage. Individually, each of the mistakes listed below are easy to blow off. But little things become big when they go unchecked.
Making Too Many Suggestions
You’re all on the same team and working towards the same goals, so offering up advice seems not only harmless but helpful. But if you’re constantly telling somebody how to go about everyday stuff like folding laundry or cleaning the house, after a while all that help stops being helpful. In fact, it starts sounding a lot like someone subtly letting you know they think you’re an idiot, no matter how it was intended.