Very often things that are perfectly clear and obvious to the wife go undetected by the husband. On the other hand, the strongest motivation in a man is his protective instinct. A wise wife will clearly explain to her husband how he can meet her physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs.It's no wonder men get frustrated by us. Men think women are complex creatures. When you place it in this light, perhaps we are. We should never assume that they should know something about us, when we haven't told them.
A wife could say to her husband, "You could protect me from a spirit of jealousy by not delighting in other women" or "I feel overwhelmed in the things that I have to do today; could you decide which is the most important?" Advanced Seminar Textbook