His mentality is that he will be able to provide anything we want because he

His mentality is that he will be able to provide

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family. His mentality is that he will be able to provide anything we want because he will be making all kinds of money. I do not care about the money, I care if I have a husband who is present. Steps Taken to Resolve Conflict My husband and I got into a big disagreement about this just last night. But, this morning I took the steps necessary to understand where he was coming from. I let him explain everything he felt and all the reasons for wanting to be a neurosurgeon without interrupting. I used my listening skills to just hear him out. After he was done talking about his side of the situation, I
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explained to him how I sometimes feel like he would rather give up on our family to pursue his goals in life. It hurts me because I have always just wanted a husband who put his family as a priority not his job. After talking for over an hour, we finally understood each other’s point of view. We both took the necessary steps to figure out what we meant rather than just assuming what the other person was thinking.
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  • Fall '11
  • JulieLundin
  • Want, Lebanon, Tennessee

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