Originally Posted by Modemouth
The secret is start early in the marriage or better yet before. Let him know what you will or won't tolerate. That works both ways. I guess the house "rules" here were pounded out years ago.
I was too shy and naive back then, and just didn't know any better.
He's the oldest in his family, so I think that's part of it.
I stick up for myself better now, but I just never know how he'll react to anything.
Nothing physical, just his opinions are usually a lot different from mine.