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10 Unspoken Marriage Rules

Stick to these guidelines, even though you didn't vow to at your wedding

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  • 6. Choose your battles, but don't stifle your feelings.

    "There's going to be toothpaste globs here and Post-it notes there; that's human nature," says Dr. Wish. "You have to be able to say, 'This isn't important.'" Or if it is, speak up. "Tell your partner why it bothers you and that you'd like to work on a solution,” suggests Dr. Wish. You'd be surprised what you could learn about each other. For instance, your husband may not leave dirty dishes in the sink anymore if you explain that your childhood home was piled high with plates and you were stuck washing them. It's also important to understand that he's not plotting to upset you every time he's sloppy or forgetful. A simple request like: “Honey, it'd be great if you could pick up the dry cleaning while you're out" beats getting mad that he didn't offer to help with errands.

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    7. Don't post private thoughts or photos publicly. 

    You may not want to be tagged in a politically charged rant he starts or he may not want you to share photos of the kids. And you each deserve the other person's respect for those wishes. "Discuss the ground rules regarding posting about yourself, as a couple and about the other person," says Dr. Castaldo. And no matter what, don't take your grievances with your husband to the masses for support. "It's destructive to air conflicts on Facebook," she warns.

10 Unspoken Marriage Rules
Stick to these guidelines, even though you didn't vow to at your wedding
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