5 Things a Wife Really Needs (But Doesn’t Know How to Ask For)

5 Things a Wife Really Needs (But Doesn’t Know How to Ask For)
In many marriages today, one of the key issues is communication. And stereotypically speaking, it is often the husband that is credited with the communication problem.

But men are not the only ones with communication problems. There are numerous things wives need from their husbands, but they don’t know how to articulate them, or they hesitate to ask because of the tension they fear the question will bring.

More than 200 women were recently asked: What is something you need from your husband, but you don’t know how to ask him for it? Here are the top five responses...

5. Verbal Affirmation

A woman may know that she's the most loved woman in her husband’s life, but it matters for her to hear it.  “I still need to know that he likes the way I look, and that I am still treasured,” said one woman surveyed. 

Women can sense when their husbands do something to express their appreciation. But for many of these women surveyed, words take the cake. One woman put it this way: “I think a lot of men try to say it with without words, but we know there is power in words.”