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Video Games Can Help Your Marriage

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XBox (Photo credit: Sheryl’s Boys)

You say you are sick of your husband playing Xbox all Friday night? Here’s how to turn his obsession to your advantage.

1. Uncover information. Men don’t like having deep conversations one on one. It makes them horribly uncomfortable. Women, on the other hand, eat this stuff up. It’s how we bond. You tell me something about you. Then I’ll tell you something about me.

When men play video games, however, they’re distracted. They’re busy thinking about their strategy for blowing up the other team (or how they’re getting their butt kicked online by a 14 year old). This distraction brings down their defenses. Now is the time to strike.

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