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QUESTION: Why is it that I can understand most people fairly well, but have the most difficulty understanding my spouse?

Answer: It probably does seem that way and it may very well be that you understand your spouse less than others. If so, there are probably good reasons as to why this is. When speaking with others, you are usually visiting and having face-to-face conversation. At home, you are living life and talking while changing topics, moving around the room, and are often distracted. We will work with those you communicate with most frequently on their speaking habits including precision in speech, voice production, and the inflections/intonation that add life and meaning to speech. Improving all communication is our goal for you. We would be happy to meet and consult about methods for hearing improvement with you.