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How do I deal with an overly emotional husband?

How do I deal with an overly emotional husband?

Here are some suggestions on how to cope:

  1. Learn to listen.
  2. Say to yourself that the other person is struggling.
  3. Set boundaries.
  4. When calm, talk about what you can do that helps them the most when they are upset.
  5. Be a thermostat for the environment.
  6. Be sensitive, but don’t walk on eggshells.
  7. Have outside interests.

How do you respond to your emotional husband without making things worse?

Notice how they feel. Communicate that you understand that they’re feeling that, and that you know it sucks. Communicate that what they think and feel MATTERS, because THEY matter. Communicate that you’re there to be whatever version of a support system they need to get through whatever is happening.

Why do husbands overreact?

There are many reasons for your spouse’s overreactions: their upbringing, past relationships, current stressors, unresolved problems, that might trigger anger in your partner. Use compassion before attacking back.

Why does my husband get angry when I get upset?

Here’s what happens. Amanda gets mad over something. Having taken her state of upset personally, her husband gets angry himself. The thing for Amanda’s husband to understand is that whatever she’s upset about, it’s not about him. It’s about her.

What to do when your partner is upset about something?

Try to name specific feelings here, rather than stating generalities. Tell them their feelings are completely reasonable — which they are, given their perspective. Convey empathy or sympathy for their hurt or angry feelings.

What should I say if my spouse says something that hurts me?

“A better way to communicate is to name how you felt rather than accusing your partner. Say something like, ′A part of me felt hurt that you forgot to get my laundry because I’m feeling anxious about my presentation tomorrow and it’s important I have my clothes ready.’”

When do you Know Your Husband is controlling and manipulative?

They use manipulation and control to make people do things they would rather choose not to do. A controlling and manipulative husband is a red flag in a marriage and it mainly arises when your husband is emotionally insecure. He tricks you into doing things that he wants you to do and before you know it, you become his toy.

Here’s what happens. Amanda gets mad over something. Having taken her state of upset personally, her husband gets angry himself. The thing for Amanda’s husband to understand is that whatever she’s upset about, it’s not about him. It’s about her.

When does my husband accuse me of feeling something?

 He insists he is right, insists I did say it, and even accuses me of feeling ways I don’t feel. He won’t open his mind to hearing MY truth. Communicating with him is always frustrating. If I say “I don’t feel that way”, sometimes he’ll say “Yes you do” and keep repeating it over and over several times.

Try to name specific feelings here, rather than stating generalities. Tell them their feelings are completely reasonable — which they are, given their perspective. Convey empathy or sympathy for their hurt or angry feelings.

“A better way to communicate is to name how you felt rather than accusing your partner. Say something like, ′A part of me felt hurt that you forgot to get my laundry because I’m feeling anxious about my presentation tomorrow and it’s important I have my clothes ready.’”