What Shamu Taught Me About Life, Love, and Marriage - by Amy Sutherland

"" | Notes from NYT article What Shamu Taught Me About a Happy Marriage by Amy Sutherland introduces how methods used by animal trainers can be used to train your spouse (or co-workers, etc.). I adopted the trainers' motto: "It's never the animal's fault."

Main point - Reward good behavior, ignore bad behavior.

"After all, you don't get a sea lion to balance a ball on the end of its nose by nagging. The same goes for the American husband."

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A Peaceful Marriage is Not Always 50/50

Absolutely brilliant!!! This woman nails the situation on the head:

If it bothers you, do something about it.

DO READ her original post: A Peaceful Marriage is Not Always 50/50

In fact, subscribe to her blog Violent Acres - it's hilarious and insightful.

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