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How to be a Lonely, Frustrated, Angry, Overwhelmed, Worried Wife

It takes a lot of work and commitment to do the things I am about to describe. But I promise you that if you carefully follow these steps, you will be successful at achieving your goals of having an unfulfilling, lonely, frustrating marriage.  And I should know!  I practiced many of these very skills for […]

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A Wife Shares Her Story of a Changed Marriage

From a wife I began talking with this past summer – she has been actively working on learning to obey God’s Word to respect and submit to her husband for about 5 months at this point, I believe.  There were some very difficult and challenging times, especially the first few months …  THANK YOU for […]

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A REAL Helpmeet Suitable for Him

Sometimes we wives think we are helping our husbands when we are actually trying to control him like we talked about yesterday (check here if you missed it!). That was one of my biggest mistakes.  I REALLY believed I was being helpful – but my husband saw me as being prideful (always “right”) and controlling. […]

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But He Needs My Help!

That’s what I used to think.  I am “helping” him!  That sounds noble and godly, right?  That is what I told myself.  Many women believe their husbands couldn’t survive in the world without them doing things for him and telling him what to do and critiquing him constantly and keeping a running account of all […]

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Respect 101 – From the Archives

So, husbands/men need respect in marriage. Women need love. (based on the commands of the Bible, and also experience!)   For many years I tried to give my husband LOVE not RESPECT  – and it didn’t work very well!  I tried to ask him what he needed from me – and he couldn’t really tell me.  It was […]

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What Does Jesus Want Me to Do in My Marriage?

Marriage is HARD. Really – I would even say it is impossible – in human strength and effort alone. Men and women are SO different.  We think and feel entirely differently.  We have different priorities and needs many times.  We approach things from completely opposite perspectives.  We have very different strengths and weaknesses.  Marriage is […]

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Receiving Your Husband’s Generosity Graciously

I learned a LOT about being a wonderful recipient of my husband’s attention, compliments, efforts and gifts from Laura Doyle’s “The Surrendered Wife” and from her book, “Things Will Get as Good as You Can Stand – When You Learn that it is Better to Receive than to Give!” RECEIVING AND FEMININITY Receiving well is […]

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