4 Triggers that Cause Wives to Worry

Andy dreaded hearing the words “are we okay?” from his wife. After they disagreed about the kids or if he just wanted to be alone to work on a project in the garage or if their phone calls from his business trips were cut short or if they hadn’t spent a whole lot of time together—she seemed to question if their marriage was alright. She was asking more and more often and it was starting to get on his nerves. “I love my wife,” he explained, “but man, is she needy!”

I’ve heard stories like this over the years and what I’ve come to find out in my research and interviews for my book For Men Only is this: the “are we okay” question from women stems from something deeper than a disagreement or a phone call cut short—it’s all about security. There are definite reasons wives keep checking in on the state of their marriage relationship and guys, it’s important to be aware of what might be triggering your wife and her insecurity.

Here are 4 triggers that cause wives to worry:

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