… but because I wanted respect I was trying to motivate her to be respectful by being unloving. (Sort of like trying to urge her to be watchful by poking her in the eye with a sharp stick.)

… but because I wanted respect I was trying to motivate her to be respectful by being unloving. (Sort of like trying to urge her to be watchful by poking her in the eye with a sharp stick.)
Love and Respect by Dr. Emmerson Eggerichs

I am reading this book right now (slowly but surely) and recommend it to anyone who is married. It is a game-changer.

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