SERIES: 31 Reasons The Hubs and I Have Lasted 17 Years, #18

 
#18: Whoever is driving should not receive any “help”, suggestions or directions unless asked.
 
This one is common sense.  We don’t like it when someone in the car is a backseat (or passenger seat) driver to us, so we should not do it to others.  As I mentioned in reason #17, doing so comes across as belittling the driver, not trusting that they’re competent enough to drive properly or get you from point A to point B.    I know, I know; sometimes the driver isn’t competent to get from point A to point B, but you still have to bite your tongue.  When has any argument that your husband had no idea where he’s going or a suggestion to stop for directions ever been well received?  Never.  So don’t do it.  Wait until you are asked.

 

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