Men aren't naturally gifted at expressing themselves like women, so they may keep quiet about sensitive subjects. "If it's safe for him to speak honestly, that might improve his experience in the relationship," says clinical psychologist Andra Brosh, Ph D.
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going too far in one direction or another in what they say and do.
For example, I always say that confidence and humor go a long way toward succeeding with women, but too many guys act like a “jerk,” coming across as unfunny, insulting or arrogant.
Ever feel like your opinionated hubby's holding something back?That in mind, here come the three secret “tests” that every woman uses (even if she doesn’t realize it) to determine whether you are boyfriend material: Test #1: Are You Present?When it comes to first dates, most guys waste precious time and opportunities with great women by not actually “being there” at all.As they sit across the table from a woman, most guys are busy planning, worrying about what to say and do next or worse — just not being interested. Until a man is confident and comfortable enough to be totally “present,” he’ll never connect with a woman in the moment, let alone for the future. It will be painfully obvious that he’s not hearing or caring about what she has to say. I know what you’re thinking…and you’re totally wrong.About 99% of guys think that being “thoughtful” is about telling a woman how pretty she is, or buying her flowers, gifts or lavishing attention on her at obvious moments.