Toward the end of last month, you may have noted the stir in which a WSJ article caused over the issue of nagging as well as its toxic effect on marriages. The article concluded in which nagging may have more potential to bust apart couples than adultery.
As a divorce attorney within the third decade of practice, I’ve witnessed many clients complain about their spouse’s nagging; as well as about their cheating. in which is usually impossible to say which is usually more toxic to a marital union.
Nagging, as a relationship dynamic, is usually all about a breakdown of communication, as well as an attempt to reassert control. The article clearly stated in which in which was women who did the nagging while men were on the receiving end. The “experts” interviewed for the article opined in which This particular was because of a woman’s role as a “manager” of the family; meanwhile men tend to, “feel like a little boy being scolded by his mother.”
For their part, women complain in which, when they ask about something, they just want in which handled.
Problems arise, however, when a couple takes in which to the next level, as well as begin to argue about the nagging, rather than the root problem. Communication breakdown.
If a couple, even a committed couple, does not learn how to cope with the dynamic, they often wind up divorced within the long-run. Professor Howard Markman of the University of Denver, cited as well as quoted within the WSJ article, says nagging is usually the “enemy of love”.
The real barometer here is usually the 400-plus comments on the article; they are hilarious. Take a look for yourself.