Quoting Mama Lizzy :]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Belle.:</b>" Thanks for the advice! I'm going to try to approach ... [snip!] ... or always... . I am having relationship struggles myself..Its not easy to reword what you want to say...but its worth it! "
ditto. ive learned that the hard way. and IF he starts to yell or get upset.... DONT yell BACK, listen to what he is saying, or trying to say and then calmly rephrase it back to him so he knows you understand him. hard to do in the heat of the moment but it usually works. i was taught that method for teenage foster sons, i use it on my husband more than i ever did them. boys are boys, period