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Nagging: What You Say and What He Hears

“Put down the toilet seat!” “Clean the gutters!” “Change the light bulb!” These ‘obvious’ bits of nagging are actually the laziest forms of relationship clichés. [Yawn.] Like love itself, nagging comes many different and sometimes unrecognizable forms. Not all women are naggers, and not all men are the ones who are nagged.  That said, there’s a definite communication gap, and we guys tend to…misinterpret an innocuous comment every now and then.

It may be impossible to ever conquer this particular battle of the sexes, but here’s a little insight into what we actually hear when you nag.

Head over to Your Tango to find out how men translate nagging.

Written by Sabrina Alexis

I’m Sabrina Alexis, the co-founder, and co-editor of A New Mode. I love writing relatable, insightful articles that help people understand relationship dynamics and how to get the love they want. I have a degree in psychology and have spent the last 10 years interviewing countless men and reading and studying as much as I can to better understand human psychology and how men operate. If you want to get in touch with me, hit me up on Facebook or Instagram.

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But what if when I tell my boyfriend that it’s cool if he hangs out eith his friends, I actually mean it? I don’t take offense to him wanting to spend time with the guys, I’d rather that than him spend time with me instead because he feels obligated…

Reply October 28, 2014, 11:29 am

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