Dating advice for christian men
And do you find that your men either don’t have the emotional skills to handle these situations with you, or they become more distant when you’re at your most intense?
If so…then you likely are with a man who doesn’t have much of an emotional “center” to keep him calm and present with you even when emotions run hot. A mature man needs to be a source of support and masculine stability in your relationship.
I get it – when a woman doesn’t feel heard or appreciated in her relationship, changing her tone seems like the only way to get a man’s attention.
Unfortunately, this is when men mistake your intentions and feel criticized or blamed.
But you CAN’T make him do this by DEMANDING that he change. If you’re having more negative interactions than positive ones, a man will question what you have.
If it goes on for too long, eventually he’ll start thinking about a way out.
The question is – do you let all these emotions build up inside you to where they finally explode in a semi-destructive way?
If a man feels like you’re judging his faults or shortcomings, he’ll never open up and listen.
Instead, he’ll shut down, stop “hearing” you, and pull back even more. He tells Helen Hunt, “You make me want to be a better man…” You can create the space for your guy to WANT to be a better man on his own. Reason #3: He Fears Losing His Freedom Have you thought about why a man commits himself to one woman, and how your guy FEELS in your relationship lately?
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If you set a positive emotional tone in the relationship, a man will be more mindful of what he’s gaining with you, rather than any of the things other men fear losing in their freedoms.