I often tell my clients to imagine that their spouses are potential customers from whom they can make a lot of money, and to thus treat them accordingly. You will be amazed how nicely people talk to their spouses and children when they try this technique.
Thank you for your letter. Hopefully, our combined responses will help those who need it get the message and learn to treat their loved ones with greater consideration and respect. Hatzlachah!Dr. Yael Respler
About the Author: Dr. Yael Respler is a psychotherapist in private practice who provides marital, dating and family counseling. Dr. Respler also deals with problems relating to marital intimacy. Letters may be emailed to email@example.com. To schedule an appointment, please call 917-751-4887. Dr. Orit Respler-Herman, a child psychologist, co-authors this column and is now in private practice providing complete pychological evaluations as well as child and adolescent therapy. She can be reached at 917-679-1612. Previous columns can be viewed at www.jewishpress.com and archives of Dr. Respler’s radio shows can be found at www.dryaelrespler.com.
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