Our expert says:
Is he lying to you, routinely, about many ordinary things ? Or is he avoiding confrontation about something deep in him about which he feels ashamed and which he feels may break the relationship with someone ( you ) who he acually loves rather a lot ? Sometimes, without realizing it, you may encourage someone to hide uncomfortable facts by the way you respond when they are revealed.
As for bein never happy with what he has, depending on his relationship with his parents, he may have been trained to consider nothing HE achieved as really satisfactory or valuable, and thus to always feel inadequate, whatever he achieved. He may have been taught that nothing is a blessing once he has it --- that blessings ae for other people.
Similarly, some of us grow up in a family where it is safe and encouraged for you to talk about things that bother you ; others grow in families where this is risky and usually leads to unpleasant consequences, and it an be had to shake habits developed in such a setting. He may find your otherwise admirable strength of character and mind as somewhat intimidating and even frightening. This is where joint marriage counselling with the right counsellor can help you to jointly work on an approach that suits both of you.
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