I am beyond my wits at this point. My wife has massive anxiety and has so many triggers. I’m trying my best to avoid those triggers so she can improve herself. I’ve always been one to hide my emotions, feelings, etc, and take care of everyone around me. Well, my wife doesn’t like that. She wants me to talk about everything which is super hard. So, I try, and when I ask about her feelings, it always becomes an argument that gets no where because I’m finally showing emotions and feelings like she asked and I end up apologizing for something I had no idea I even did. And the vicious cycle continues. :( idk what to do anymore
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You always maintained your impartiality with us. You encouraged Rita to be more assertive in stating what she wanted to get from your counseling sessions, as well as what she wanted to get from the relationship.
You taught both of us better communication between ourselves, which lead to an emotional comfort level between us that didn't exist before.
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