Here's what your partner is really saying behind all that loving sweet talk.

If you’re in a relationship, you can pretty much consider yourself bilingual.

When talking to your partner, there’s what you say… and there’s what you mean.

Take for example, the simple phrase “I’m fine”.

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It’s pretty much a given that 97 per cent of the time a woman says these things she is DEFINITELY NOT FINE. Not at all.

It’s a similar minefield when someone asks the question “If you could change one thing about me, what would it be?”.

It’s a trick question. Do not answer if you wish to maintain world peace.

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Then there’s the thinly veiled “suggestions”.

“Would you mind taking the bin out,” you might hear in a sweet, gentle tone.

But what they’re really saying? “Why can’t you see that the bin is full? You had ONE JOB!”

Ah, love.

What phrase would you add to the list?

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