Every marriage encounters difficulties because of the different ways each spouse hears, processes, interprets, and responds to what the other says. Susan and I have learned through our 30 years of marriage that there are certain things a husband should say to his wife. We also have learned that more often than not, how a spouse says something is as or more important than what a spouse says.

While I’m convinced there are some things husbands should never say to their wives, there are also some hard words we need to be able to voice. Here are 7 things husbands should never be afraid to say to their wives.


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