Lots of women have come to me and asked the question, “How can I stop my husband’s flirting?” I’ve decided to write a blog post on this subject.
Imagine this: you’re attending a party with your husband. You’ve slipped on your best dress and your flashiest heels. Your hair is done to complete perfection. You exude only radiance, and you’re certain your husband won’t be able to resist.
Instead, your husband pays attention to every woman except you. He doesn’t have eyes for you. He has eyes for them. All night, he flirts with all of the beautiful women in the room, leaving you feeling rejected and angry.
Has he cheated? Well, no, not technically – it’s emotional cheating. But his flirting has hurt you just as deeply as if he had committed adultery.
My name is Christine and I am a guest blogger on Mort’s site. I can tell you that flirting is fine in the dating world, but it’s not a behavior that’s conducive to a healthy marriage.
If this situation sounds familiar and you’re desperately wondering, “How can I stop my husband’s flirting?” don’t despair. There’s help! You can capture your husband’s undying attention again.
Flirting in this day and age can take on many shapes – and they can be signs of marriage problems.
There’s the “old-fashioned” face-to-face flirting – the shy laughter, the gentle tough on the arm, the eager eye contact. This is probably the most obvious form of flirting because it’s physical.
Many husbands even flirt in front of their wives, prompting women across the country to offer this plea: “Stop my husband’s flirting!”
Technology, however, has encouraged a new form a flirting. It’s entirely virtual and can happen without your knowledge.
Say, for instance, that your husband’s job brings him in contact with many women. He keeps their numbers in his phone. He starts out by sending one or two playful text messages back and forth with a coworker, or even someone he met during his travels. But it escalates, and those few innocent texts become countless flirtatious messages – it’s emotional infidelity.
Your husband might flirt online, too, through social media connections and video chat.
Unless you catch him in the act or stumble across a text message accidentally, this form of flirting is a bit harder to detect.
Searching every forum for “stop my husband’s flirting” advice won’t help you if you haven’t actually told him how you feel.
Your husband might not even be aware of the full impact of his behavior on your relationship.
The first thing to do if you want to put a stop to your husband’s flirting is to have a conversation.
You might be tempted to approach him in anger or frustration, but set your resentment aside. Gently explain to him how his flirting has damaged your self-esteem.
You should also be prepared to change yourself. What are you doing – or not doing – that is leaving your husband unfulfilled? Why is he seeking validation from other women? How can you alter your behavior so that you become and remain his only source of satisfaction?
The third step is to get help.
Ask a certified marriage professional, “How can I stop my husband’s flirting?” The right therapist won’t just give you a listening ear and a pile of homework. What you need is a step-by-step strategy customized to fit your unique situation.
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With Marriage Max, you will learn how to get your man back by reconnecting with him, “making” love and creating time for each other.
Pretty soon, your husband won’t be looking at anyone else BUT you.
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