It’s really disheartening for a wife to share her thoughts and feelings with her mate and then realize he didn’t actually listen to her. Your wife wants you to not only listen with your ears but to listen with your heart. Besides hearing the words she speaks, it’s important to be open to what your partner has to say, even if you don’t agree with it. According to research, men who respect their wives’ opinions have much happier marriages. And, guess what: Often times their wives will be right!