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3 signs that you have contempt towards your spouse

Published on Feb 01, 2024 03:22 PM IST
  • From rolling our eyes to correcting them, here are a few signs that we have contempt against our spouse.
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Contempt can harm a relationship like slow poison. When we have contempt against the partner, we usually refrain from bringing it up, however, it can show up in our reactions and responses to each other. "Contempt is a nasty poison that rots us from the inside out as we carry it inside ourselves, and it decays a marriage," wrote Couples Coach Julia Woods.(Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 03:22 PM IST

Contempt can harm a relationship like slow poison. When we have contempt against the partner, we usually refrain from bringing it up, however, it can show up in our reactions and responses to each other. "Contempt is a nasty poison that rots us from the inside out as we carry it inside ourselves, and it decays a marriage," wrote Couples Coach Julia Woods.(Unsplash)

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When we constantly roll our eyes at our spouse for everything they do and everything they say, it can lead to frustration and resentment. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 03:22 PM IST

When we constantly roll our eyes at our spouse for everything they do and everything they say, it can lead to frustration and resentment. (Unsplash)

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Studies have shown that rolling eyes at each other too much and not addressing the matter at hand can lead to divorce. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 03:22 PM IST

Studies have shown that rolling eyes at each other too much and not addressing the matter at hand can lead to divorce. (Unsplash)

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There is a difference between criticising someone to make them better and criticising someone to poke their flaws to make them feel bad about themselves. When we criticise too much, we make them see their flaws more. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 03:22 PM IST

There is a difference between criticising someone to make them better and criticising someone to poke their flaws to make them feel bad about themselves. When we criticise too much, we make them see their flaws more. (Unsplash)

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We often think that criticising them may make them change – however, it does the opposite and instead hurts their self-esteem. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 03:22 PM IST

We often think that criticising them may make them change – however, it does the opposite and instead hurts their self-esteem. (Unsplash)

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Constantly correcting the spouse is a sign of built-up contempt which has not been addressed in a healthy manner. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 01, 2024 03:22 PM IST

Constantly correcting the spouse is a sign of built-up contempt which has not been addressed in a healthy manner. (Unsplash)

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