How to Get Your Spouse to Change

In your quest to save your marriage, you may encounter resistance from your spouse. Your spouse may not care about your efforts to improve the situation and you want to fix him/her. You want your spouse to change. You push them, urge them, nudge them, ask them, scream at them, or beg them; however they seem doesn’t want to change.

Do you really want your spouse to change for the sake of your marriage? If you do, STOP pushing, urging, nudging, asking, screaming, or even begging them. The more you do it, the less likely they will change. If your spouse did change because of those efforts, most probably it will last only for a few days. They will return to their old ways. Why? Because they never really decided to change, they were pressured.

“So, what do I need to do?”

Back-off. You need to get out of the way and create space for your spouse to choose to change. [more……]

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