Do you want to begin a new year with a clean slate?

This is a new proposition for better relationships at home, this new year. DO you remember the old stories from medieval times, when warring armies would stop the ongoing war and have a peace interval to honor Christmas? The truce story is part of … [Read more...]

A Xmas Truce in a Passive Aggressive Marriage? Use appreciation!

This is a Christmas proposition....and you are very welcome here! DO you remember the old stories in medieval times, when warring armies would stop the ongoing war and have a peace interval to honor Christmas? The truce story is part of all … [Read more...]

Passive Aggressive Attachment

What is a passive aggressive attachment? Passive aggressive behavior from a husband is not a reaction to the present wife or the present relationship; rather, it is a learned model of interpersonal attachment, wired in a person's brain early in … [Read more...]

Withholding Sex: How Do You Keep Yourself Alive?

  In a previous post about sexless marriage, we discussed the issue of passive aggressive husbands withholding sex in the marriage. It is a form of punishment that tries to keep you under his control. However, we can also understand it as … [Read more...]

Some times, it’s just all out war at home…

Thinking on different styles of doing conflict, I came across this message from one of the visitors of AskNora: When I was asking about her relationship with her husband, she said: "With my ex? It was war at home. He thought he could wear me down … [Read more...]