She regretted letting him choose the wallpaper
"Honey, we need to talk". The minute the words leave your mouth, you see his face freeze. See, what he hears is: "It's all about to hit the fan!" ...and the last thing he wants is to discuss things with you.
In situations where you need to get your point across, how do you do it constructively, without getting into petty quarrels, slanging matches and plate-throwing contests?
Here's our guide to dealing with four potentially explosive situations, with analysis from our psychiatrist and relationships expert Dr Robert Neuburger.