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10 Things Wives Wish for their Husbands in 2017
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  • "Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every New Year find you a better man." - Benjamin Franklin

    The New Year is fast approaching and amidst the merriment of the holidays, we find ourselves stopping for a while, reflecting and evaluating the year that will soon pass, and looking forward to the coming year full of hope while equipped with a handful of resolutions. But sometimes, we need a guide who is more objective to point to us an area for improvement we have to work on. Oftentimes, it is something that we have always known; and sometimes, we may not even be aware of it. Thus, our better halves might be a better judge as to what we lack, and might be the best person to tell us about it -- if we care to listen. Here are 10 resolutions wives hope their husbands would do in the coming year.

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    1. Be more patient and understanding
    “Because I'm moody most of the time and he has always been very patient. I want him to continue being that kind of husband.” - Jennifer Tan-Madarang

    2. Be less of a workaholic
    “Providing and working hard for the family is commendable, but spending time with family and making memories is just as important.” – Joarra Torres Galang-Solis

    3. Drink beer less often
    “I want him to practice "clean living" to prevent lifestyle-related diseases.” – Honeylet Joy Bello-Reyes

    4. Worry less and have more fun
    “He's a banker and wants everything in order and according to plan; him loosening up a bit even when things don't go as planned would be fantastic.” – Margaux Flores-Nonato

    5. Spend less time on his phone/computer, especially in our presence
    “So he can be more present in our lives.” – Mommy C.

    6. Help more with childcare
    “I wish he'd be more sensitive to feel whenever I am exhausted / or when I really need help without me asking him.” – Ayeen Rimorin

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    7. Cook more often
    “He is a great cook and can effortlessly whip up a feast. I am secretly wishing this for him so that he can practice what he does best and I can take a break from cooking.” - Ma. Clarice Lao-Itumay

    8. Rest more, exercise more
    “He works more than 10 hours a day or even more on weekdays.” - Mia Tapiador Madarang

    9. Initiate more family bonding activities
    “Now that we have our newborn, our first child, I believe it is the best time to develop the habit of spending time together as a family so that this early, our baby will feel the love and presence of her parents.” – Gwen Llana-Serrano

    10. Pay more attention to his health
    “He used to lead an active lifestyle -- swimming, mountain climbing, diving, etc. -- but lately the stress brought about by work and living in the city sometimes gets to us. I would want us to be fit and healthy so we could enjoy doing those activities with our children.” - Marie Macapagal-Galang

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    How about you? What do you wish your spouse would do more or do less?

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