Nagging, nagging, nagging
We know about the squeaky wheel, but complaining loud and long gets you only short-term gains and builds up powerful discontent on your spouse’s side. Here’s how to complain less when you’re annoyed.
Blaming, criticizing, and name-calling
These tactics belittle the person you promised to love, honor, and cherish; let you play angel to his or her devil; and don’t address the responsibility you both share for your marital happiness.