"When a husband throws himself into work or a hobby, it isn't to ignore family, but to ground himself for his overall happiness," says Bennett.
That said, balance is key: His passion shouldn't deny you regular family time or a weekly date night.
"Men and women tend to have different goals with communication, with men concerned about identifying and fixing problems, and women expressing feelings and connecting emotionally, says relationship expert David Bennett, author of Men—and many of their wives, too—can't help but notice a beautiful woman, says relationship coach Jason Nik, and it's unreasonable to expect your husband to divert his glance whenever a pretty female walks by.
"Looking is natural, and it's not even unhealthy as long as it's looking," Nik says.
Women tend to retain emotional memories better than men do—our brains are simply wired that way.
While you remember the exact date and time of your engagement, your husband likely doesn't.
Say your spontaneous husband has trouble staying on schedule.
Reeves suggests picking your battles: You may need him to pick the kids up on time, but let his habit of being late for dinner go.
"Don't put the burden of your issues with her on him.
You'll drive a wedge between the two of you, not him and his mom."RELATED: 10 Things Never To Say To Your Mother-In-Law2. Your husband should hear you out in tough times, but he shouldn't be your personal venting to-go.
He then signed with Major League Soccer’s New York Red Bulls in 2012. He left again for a missionary trip for relief aid in the Philippines, and signed on with the team in 2014. Their courtship is supposedly a huge part of the season!
Our recap of tonight's wedding episode will be a few days late, due to our blogging break, but we promise to have it up as soon as we can.
Here, experts draw the line between what's acceptable and what's simply asking too much.1. Whatever your issue is with his mother—maybe he sometimes puts her first over you or you two simply don't get along—drop it for your husband's (and your relationship's) sake.