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Experience:  Clinical Psychology PhD, Licensed Professional Counselor with experience in marriage/family, teens and child psychology.
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My husband contradicts everything I say when I try to start

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My husband contradicts everything I say when I try to start small conversation. Even the weather which I know rain is predicted and there is a huge black rain cloud in the sky, he says it isn't so!
JA: OK. The Psychologist will need to help you with this. Is there anything else the Psychologist should be aware of?
Customer: Well, yes, he is controlling, verbally abusive and flies off the handle a lot
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Dr. Z replied 1 year ago.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
What makes a person condradict everything?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Dr. Z replied 1 year ago.

I cannot tell you what makes a person contradict everything that you say since there are literally hundreds of reasons for your husband to want to contradict you. If he is abusive towards you than most likely he is trying to contradict you because of power and control, as contradicting you belittles you in his mind which grants him more power and control.