Are you a problem-solver? When your spouse comes to you with an issue, are you quick to offer a solution?
This can be a very positive trait in many areas of life. You’re action-oriented and aren’t one to wallow around in excuses or blame.
Have you ever been caught off guard by a negative reaction from your partner in response to your suggested solution? You probably thought (or said), “I was just trying to help!” and maybe felt a little hurt or annoyed yourself.
The thing is, sometimes a solution isn’t what your partner wants, or needs, or is ready for. So what do you do when they come to you in crisis or to share an issue or problem?Read More