"Stop playing a role. Stop treating your husband like an annoying pet that you're obligated to feed. People who fake it are running from their own faults, so why don't you work on that? In the meantime, shave your legs every day. Wear a matching bra and underwear. Don't be a condescending dictator. Make yourself vulnerable."
The post was all about being real with our husbands and not doing those fluffy things promoted in those "101 Ways To Improve Your Marriage" articles, like greeting your husband with a kiss or complimenting his shirt in the morning.
And although I knew the words she wrote struck a chord with me, I wasn't sure just what chord that was.
On one hand, I bristled at the piece, thinking: OK, hey, some of us need to "fake it" now and then, all right? If I was real and grumpy with my husband every time I feltRead More »from Why You Need to Stop "Faking It" with Your Husband