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How to Get Him to Change

January signals a fresh start, at least the noble intention of transformation. This kind of change consists of either sweeping resolutions, or small-step evolutions for personal goals. However, what if the person you live with does not entertain even the slightest thought about change, let alone a glorious transformation? Many women who read self-help books have absorbed the notion that “if I change my own dynamics, everyone around me will change.” So does this strategy work in reality?

When you change your dynamics, it means that you have tweaked your absolute perceptions towards greater flexibility. For example:What not to do:
If all else fails regarding changing your spouse’s “bad habits,” then you have to speak your honest mind: Say no when you are depleted, communicate clearly and succinctly the chores you need to delegate and ultimately let some tasks fall by the wayside for the sake of fun – the kind of fun the two of you used to have together most of the time.
For more information on managing your stress and reclaiming your life read my book, Addicted to Stress: A Woman's 7 Step Program to Reclaim Joy and Spontaneity in Life. To listen to archived radio shows with guest experts visit Turn On Your Inner Light Radio Show

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