Once your spouse hears any slight exaggeration on your part, (s)he will feel fully justified in rejecting everything you have to say. Many people like to play amateur psychologist and figure out what others are thinking.Therefore, words such as "always" and "never" should be eliminated. If we assume, however, that our estimates of our spouse's motives are completely accurate, we run the risk of inflaming tempers at home. So often, spouses pretend that their feelings are not as important as the "principle" involved.
We do chat about her quite regularly, which I think is a very nice thing.
With the emergence texting, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, BBM, i Phones and online dating, Fein and Schneider have added extra tips and chapters to guide 'Rules' women through this type of communication and how to stick to The Rules.