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Episode 021 - Why Does A Husband Misunderstand His Wife?

Released Friday, 5th December 2014
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Saying husbands and wives can misunderstand each other at times is an understatement. In this episode, Emerson and Jonathan discuss how husbands often misunderstand their wives. They’ll take a look at a powerful testimony from a husband who concluded after 17 years of marriage that his wife was NOT intentionally nagging and nitpicking, but was trying to connect. Their marriage changed when he realized this.  


01:51—Emerson recaps Episode 20.

06:11—Ask this question before you confront your spouse.

07:19—A common issue among husbands.

10:20—Same message, different filter. 

10:46—Letter from a listener: “I thought she was nagging and nitpicking.”

14:55—She was majoring on the minor things, or so he thought.

16:55—The mistakes we often make in conflict.

18:15—Always and never.

24:14—Male and female differences in the public arena.

25:47—“The winner didn’t feel affirmed and the loser did not feel heard.”

28:51—This is the Crazy Cycle.

31:32—A smart man needs to figure this out.

33:00—Uncapping the intimacy in your marriage.

34:15—Emerson appeals to a man’s sense of honor in this week’s Relationship Challenge.

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