Common model validation probelm

Hello ,

I am facing strange problem here. I have model customer.rb , i am
validating following fields

  validates_presence_of :email
  validates_format_of :email, :with =>
  validates_uniqueness_of :email
  validates_presence_of :password, :on => :create
  validates_length_of :password, :in => 4..20, :allow_nil => false,:on
=> :create
  validates_presence_of:password_confirmation, :if =>
  validates_confirmation_of :password, :if => :password_required?
  validates_presence_of :first_name
  validates_presence_of :last_name
  validates_presence_of :address
  validates_presence_of :country_id
  validates_presence_of :state_id
  validates_presence_of :city
  validates_numericality_of :zip
  validates_presence_of :phone
  validates_presence_of :securityque_id
  validates_presence_of :answer
  validates_acceptance_of :policy

after submitting form successfully , i am giving update facility for
updatepassword, and edit profile when i am updating profile it ask for
password field and when i am updating password it ask for nothing .
is there any way ???
thank in advance.

Hello, is it because of :on => :create? maybe you could change it to