6 Signs Your Husband Acts Like a Bully

I know a lot of women whose husbands’ alpha male wiring goes to a whole other level:  LOTS of bravado and narcissism.  Unfortunately, many of these wives are in denial of their husband’s behavior because (for whatever reason) they don’t want to confront the issue.  That said, here are 6 clues that your partner may be acting more bully than just alpha:

1) Blames you for situations that are not your responsibilityFor example, when the dishwasher breaks, he immediately attacks and assumes you’re at fault by saying:  ”What did you do to the dishwasher?!?”

2)  Talks down to you like you are a childMakes condescending/punitive comments to you such as: “I want you to think more about…” or “You need to use better judgment about…” He doesn’t speak to you as an equal.

3)  Uses an intimidating tone to others when asking for help - Let’s say you’re at a restaurant with your husband where his food is served too cold.  In an attacking tone he demands that the waiter take back his food as if the waiter instructed the chef to ruin his meal.  Responds to the others as if everyone is out to get him.

4)  Tends to make fun of other children even though he says he’s just “playing with them” Your husband may like to think he’s just “playing” with the neighborhood kids but when he makes unsolicited comments to little Billy like: “Hey Billy, do you throw your ball like a boy or a girl?!?”

You can be sure that Billy won’t be feeling too good about himself on his walk home.

5)  Criticizes your character and possibly even your children - When expressing his frustrations, he doesn’t say: “When I constantly ask you to put my car keys back where they belong and you don’t, I’m feel more and more angry that you’re not hearing me.” Instead, he exclaims: “What the hell is wrong with you?  Can’t you do anything right?!?”

6) He Suffers from “Lawyer Syndrome”So what is Lawyer Syndrome anyway?

Come back Thursday for my latest video where I explain to you what it is and how to handle it…see you then!


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