By: Leslie Cane: One of the most common questions that I get or am asked on my “save my marriage blog” is what are the signs of a husband who wants a divorce. I’m rarely asked for signs indicating the opposite. But, sometimes wives do notice positive changes in their husband’s attitude or stance on the separation or divorce and they’ll ask me how a husband might act when he’s decided that he wants to work things out and save your marriage. It’s important to recognize these signs, because when your husband’s attitude shifts, so should yours. If he’s becoming more receptive to working things out, then you’ll want to place your focus on improving your marriage rather than on changing his mind. So, in the following article, I’ll offer some signs to look for that might indicate that your husband wants to work things out and save your marriage.
He’s Being Attentive And Involved Again: One of the first signs that your husband has checked out of the marriage or might want a separation or divorce is that he will often distance himself from you or your family. He might not even realize (or will acknowledge) that he’s doing this, but creating distance is often the first step toward going his own way. If he’s considering leaving or wants out, you might notice that he’s simply not around as much or, when he is, his mind is a million miles away.
However, if he’s decided that he now wants to work things out, the opposite will be true. You’ll see him making a noticeable attempt to be present both literally, physically, and emotionally.
He’s Showing You Genuine Emotional And Physical Affection: Husbands who want separations or divorces will generally withdraw their affection. (more…)