Saying husbands and wives can misunderstand each other at times is an understatement. In this episode, Emerson and Jonathan discuss how husbands often misunderstand their wives. They’ll take a look at a powerful testimony from a husband who concluded after 17 years of marriage that his wife was NOT intentionally nagging and nitpicking, but was trying to connect. Their marriage changed when he realized this.
01:51—Emerson recaps Episode 20.
06:11—Ask this question before you confront your spouse.
07:19—A common issue among husbands.
10:20—Same message, different filter.
10:46—Letter from a listener: “I thought she was nagging and nitpicking.”
14:55—She was majoring on the minor things, or so he thought.
16:55—The mistakes we often make in conflict.
18:15—Always and never.
24:14—Male and female differences in the public arena.
25:47—“The winner didn’t feel affirmed and the loser did not feel heard.”
28:51—This is the Crazy Cycle.
31:32—A smart man needs to figure this out.
33:00—Uncapping the intimacy in your marriage.
34:15—Emerson appeals to a man’s sense of honor in this week’s Relationship Challenge.
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