I learned something today. Or rather, I just learned it again, because I have known it all these years, only I have not been consistent with my reaction.
This concerns my response to my wife every time we have a spat, no matter how trivial or major. Whether it concerns an annoying habit of mine which pesters her or a situation which she does not like.
The consistent reaction of the husband when you want peace: don’t hit back verbally or any way.