Great advice! This guy has a great blog!
There are three common reactions to my ‘An Open Letter to Shitty Husbands’ series, and I hate two of them.
Reaction 1:“Atta boy! Good for you for owning up to your part in the divorce and trying to help others.”
I agree because it’s true. I accept praise for my efforts to accept responsibility for the mistakes I’ve made. Mistakes without consequence rarely teach us anything useful.
Reaction 2:“You take on too much, Matt! It takes two to tango! It’s not all your fault! Stop being so hard on yourself!”
I disagree with that one because I’m not being hard on myself. I’m telling you the truth: If I had behaved daily—in good times and in bad—as a husband must to love his wife and thoughtfully tend to…
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