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Signs that you are being a selfish spouse: Relationship Coach explains

Published on Mar 23, 2024 06:00 AM IST

  • From thinking that our spouse is the problem to constantly doing things our way, here are a few signs that we are being a selfish spouse.

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Published on Mar 23, 2024 06:00 AM IST

In a relationship, compromises are necessary to create deeper understanding and intimacy. However, we should not forget to take care of our own needs in a relationship as well. Not being able to strike a healthy balance between our needs and the needs of the partner can affect the health of the relationship. “It can be helpful to occasionally check in and see how selfish you might be. If you want to go deeper, share this post with your spouse and ask them for feedback,” wrote Couples Coach Julia Woods.(Unsplash)

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When we constantly push the partner to do things only the way we like, they may start to feel left out in the relationship. (Unsplash)

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When we constantly push the partner to do things only the way we like, they may start to feel left out in the relationship. (Unsplash)

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We always think that our spouse is the problem. Instead of listening to their side of the story, we instantly make the decision. (Unsplash)

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We always think that our spouse is the problem. Instead of listening to their side of the story, we instantly make the decision. (Unsplash)

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We always focus on talking about ourselves and expect our spouse to listen. However, we do not do the same for the spouse. 

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We always focus on talking about ourselves and expect our spouse to listen. However, we do not do the same for the spouse. 

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When the conversations get hard, instead of creating a healthy space for sharing, we shut down and do not communicate with the spouse. (Pixabay)

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When the conversations get hard, instead of creating a healthy space for sharing, we shut down and do not communicate with the spouse. (Pixabay)

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We constantly think that our spouse is selfish and tell them what they should do and should not. We also like to believe that what we are doing is more important than them. (Unsplash)

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We constantly think that our spouse is selfish and tell them what they should do and should not. We also like to believe that what we are doing is more important than them. (Unsplash)

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