Him: Beaming. Brushing dirt off pants. “Got the whole lawn mowed!”
You: Gritting your teeth. Forcing a smile. “That’s nice, dear. Thank you.”
Like you ever get praise for the hundreds of tasks you perform every week. But you smile, even though it hurts (it does!).
Good girl! Praise, acknowledging your guy’s value, appreciating him, is the cornerstone of a good relationship. Now all you have to do is lose the resentment acid-refluxing your stomach every time you’re reminded in praising him how little he praises you. . .
Ah, come on, you can do this. Just think of how happy he looks when you praise him and let that be your praise!
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