Acknowledge what he does, not what he doesn’t
Secrets and Lies Dec 6, 2018
It’s easy to point out what your spouse isn’t doing. Like how he doesn’t pick up his wet towel from the bathroom floor, leaves the toilet seat up, or always manages to forget to take out the garbage.
Multiple studies have shown that expressing gratitude for everyday gestures can not only be a “powerful mechanism for relationship growth” but it can also sustain and maintain the longevity, as well as the intimacy, of your relationship.
So the next time he makes your first cup of coffee in the morning or washes your car on the weekend, say thank you. But you should acknowledge and express gratitude for what he does do too.