Having an overly sensitive man as a partner always feels like you are walking on eggshells as you have to be conscious of the words that you use and how you present them.
Some of these words when used on them, never forget it no matter how much time has passed, it’s like a scar they carry in their hearts for life.
Here are some of the words you should avoid saying to your man:
1. “We Need to Talk.”
This word often evokes fear and they often feel they have done something wrong or they upset you. There are always points in a relationship when you need to discuss some pending matters or something not so crucial with your partner; it’s normal. You can come up with another sentence or word but not necessarily “We Need to Talk,” because they often fear you want to end things with them.
2. “Man Up.”
Sometimes, men are often told to hide their emotions and whatever they might be going through; this is wrong. You don’t even know how they feel or what they are going through. You can’t even walk in their shoes because everyone is different, we all react to things differently, and the least you can do is offer words of encouragement.
3. “Stop Taking Things So Personally.”
When someone lets you in on what they are going through or how they feel, you shouldn’t be judgemental or start offering unsolicited advice. You should tell them they are weak or sensitive, it will only worsen the situation.
4. “You Need to Process the Past and Move On.”
Being with a sensitive man sure comes with lots of tasks and duties. You have to learn what triggers him and those sensitive topics he doesn’t like talking about. It’s not in your place to remind him or tell him to go through this emotional phase; he already knows it’s something he has to do, so don’t rush or remind him.
5. “Can You Please Hurry Up?”
A great number of sensitive men are indecisive as well. It takes a lot of time for him to make decisions because he loves taking time to process every detail. You need to let him make his choices instead of hurrying him.
Sensitive people always need space to process their emotions as they are easily triggered; don’t judge them, give them the time they need.