"Can You Give Examples of Subtle Invalidation?"

In Kerby Anderson's article Why Marriages Fail he writes, "Invalidation is a pattern in which one partner subtly or directly puts down the thoughts, feelings, or character of the other."

What other examples can you give of subtle invalidation?

I decided to answer your question because it's helpful to have a women's perspective in addition to a man's (as what you read in Kerby's excellent essay). Here's what I came up with:

Does this help?

Sue Bohlin
Probe Ministries