5 Ways to Stop Getting Ticked Off at Your Husband
Has this ever happened to you? One night your husband arrives home late, and it doesn’t bother you one bit. A week later he pulls in the driveway equally late, and you’ve already been rehearsing the speech you’ll launch into as soon as he steps his sorry self inside. You think, he doesn’t care about our family! You decide that he has the problem - or even, that he is the problem.
Or maybe some mornings you’re ready to tear your husband’s hair out for leaving his socks on the floor instead of pitching them in the hamper, while other mornings you happily fetch the garments while humming to yourself. We dwell on the particular infraction - being late or leaving socks lying around but we often fail to realize that it isn’t necessarily what our husbands do that makes us mad. It’s other things that are going on in the background that trigger our irritation. We let these other things, these triggers, influence how we think about our husbands.