People automatically become defensive when they hear someone beginning with negatives, such as criticism or complaints.
About Michael Michael Mitchell is an (almost) thirty-something dad who blogs daily tips and life lessons for dads of daughters at Be genuinely interested in the things that interest her. The Tyndale and Coverdale English translations used "ten verses".The Geneva Bible used "tenne commandements", which was followed by the Bishops' Bible and the Authorized Version (the "King James" version) as "ten commandments". If you have a comment you would like for the author to see, please contact him via his blog, or email me directly at christine ATfromdatestodiapers DOTcom and I’ll be sure to pass it along to Michael. Some day soon, hanging out with her old man won’t be the bees knees anymore. As much as it pains me, I have had to disable the comment feature.In spite of how effectively you are communicating with neighbors, co-workers and friends, in order to get through to your spouse, you will need to adhere to the following rules: 1. If you need to speak to your spouse about an important or sensitive subject, be sure that (s)he is not too angry or distracted.