"Usually, they're afraid it could make a fight or some unpleasantness, or they just think somehow, on a subconscious level, in order to preserve the relationship, they have to diminish what they themselves want," she says.
The sense of helplessness leads to anger that eventually boils over, she says. Express your concerns rationally, whether about housework or parenting duties, or about not getting enough time with your husband or for yourself.
He may like golfing on weekends while she may want him around for family time, for example.
"If she spoke up, they might be able to work out a better arrangement," Heitler says.
"Maybe they'd switch to a softball league in the summer where it would be a family event.'' Couples that function the best in marriage have made their expectations clear from the outset about division of labor, parenthood, and money, says family and marriage therapist Eli Karam, Ph D.
He is an assistant professor of couples therapy at the University of Louisville.
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Some wives are too willing to give up on what they want, says Susan Heitler, Ph D.
Heitler calls it "appendage-itis," in which the wife is basically being an accessory to the husband, instead of being a full and equal partner in the marriage.
Some women tend to be "all about him" rather than all about themselves, as men tend to be, Heitler says.