Everyone has the need for respect in their closest relationships—men and women, both. After all, what is respect but the acknowledgment of your partner’s value?
But that’s not to say that the sexes don’t prefer different aspects of respect. Men, in particular, can be prickly creatures when it comes to this, giving mixed signals as to what they truly want from you, or even giving no signals at all.
So, for the confused wives out there, how can you make sure your husbands feel truly respected?
Here’s the secret. Communicate your feelings.
It’s not quite as simple as it sounds. Respect is best received when it comes from a place of sincerity, and that sincerity must be translated into effective communication—no easy task.
And because of cultural influences, guys also tend to desire respect in very particular areas of their lives—learning which of these areas to focus on can help you finally break through to them. Let’s take a look at how to do this with these 8 ways a husband needs respect from his wife.