Dont be threatened by your spouses accomplishments. Be proud of your spouses achievements. If you want to help your spouse to recover from a difficult situation, dont try to solve it on your own.
Lisa is the big earner in the house. Shes a manager in a multinational company. Darryl is just a simple clerk. Lisa shoulders almost all expenses, except for few things that Darryl purchases for his wife. Darryl doesnt seem to mind. Money is not a big issue in their relationship. He is very proud of his wife. He openly admits to his relative that his salary is just a quarter of Lisas.
Listen well. Make sure that you understand the issue.
If you will invest time listening, you will save that time in arguments.Joyce Meyer
In encouraging him, be realistic. Dont exaggerate. It will give hope.
The meanings of tolerance in the dictionary are:
1. The power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions.
2. A disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior.
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