Our expert says:
Presumably he was like this when you married him ? Or does this represent some recent change in his manner towards others ? And why do you feel it is YOUR responsibility to apologise for him or sort out the results of his selfish bad manners ? Make your OWN relationships with friends and family, and let him manage his own. IF he feels left out, don't nag, just remind him that people find his manners so unpleasant, that they don't want to invote him before he changes this. But his bad manners need not be a reason for you to miss company you would enjoy and who would enjoy you.
No counselling can help him unless he sticks with it and sincerely accepts that he needs to change. But stop protecting him from the natural condequences of his lousy behaviour --- that may help him to recognize that he is actually at fault, far better than telling him that
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