My husband can read two languages, but reading body language isn’t one of them! Mark does his best to be an attentive listener but because he’s so focused on what I’m saying, he often misses the nuanced meaning telegraphed in my facial expressions.
Reading body language takes patience and focus. The problem is that we get distracted every day. Distractions come in the form of friends, the football game, Pinterest, kids…the list could go on indefinitely. The key is to not let the distractions take priority over effectively communicating with your spouse. In this video, my husband, Mark and I, authors of the new books Lists to Love By for Busy Husbands and Lists to Love By for Busy Wives, share our own struggles in reading body language signals.
The key is to not let the distractions take priority over effectively communicating with your spouse.
How well do you think you pick up on the facial expressions and body language of your spouse?