Bitterness of Soul – I Want to Be His FIRST Priority!

By  A Fellow Wife who wrote “Giving Up on My Dream for My Marriage”  and “I’m Going to Stop Pursuing My Husband (in the Wrong Ways)” and “Getting Back on Track” I have always loved the story of Hannah in the bible because I identified with her, but not in the conventional way that you might …

The Respect Dare, Day 28 – Making the One-Flesh Relationship a Huge Priority in Your Marriage

The wife does not have authority over her own body but yields it to her husband. In the same way, the husband does not have authority over his own body but yields it to his wife. Do not deprive each other except perhaps by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote …

What If You Want Your Husband to Cut Ties with Someone?

This is a joint post written by Nneka Simone (her words are in blue), April, and some anonymous wives’ examples. I appreciate the input, ladies! We talked in my last post about 6 times when we may need to prayerfully consider breaking (or minimizing) contact with others. One of those scenarios is if our husband …

“My Husband Doesn’t Spend Enough Time with Me”

Photo by LinkedIn Sales Navigator on Unsplash Almost every wife experiences this at some point or another. Your man is busy with other things and you really want to connect with him. Sometimes he may not have a choice about how busy he is due to work, a crisis, an illness, or another emergency. Other …

Dealing with a Difficult Mother-in-Law

Photo by Ghost Presenter on Unsplash Let’s talk about this important subject together, my precious sisters. God has wisdom, healing, and direction for us even as we deal with very tough relationships. God’s design for families: Children are under the parents’ authority when they are young, but then they are no longer under their authority …

When You Want Your Husband to Initiate Sex

Photo by Edward Cisneros on Unsplash It’s beneficial for wives to know that this is a pretty common issue. They are not alone. In my research, my understanding is that for 40% of couples, the wife has the higher sex drive. Of course, this dynamic changes even in an individual marriage over time. Men tend …

Top 5 Pitfalls on This Journey

Photo by Raúl Nájera on Unsplash On this lifelong journey as I seek to become the woman, wife, and mom God created me to be, there are some common snares. I have fallen into them myself, at times, and I have seen other women fall into them, too. “Enter by the narrow gate. For the …

What Do I Do with My Desire for Verbal/Emotional Connection?

This is the second part of this series on talkativeness and wives. The first post was, “Am I ‘Too Chatty’ with My Husband?” It is primarily for wives who believe they talk too much or whose husbands would maybe prefer less talking. Next week, I plan to talk about the issue of wives being too quiet. …

“My Husband Was Out Late with a Friend – Again!”

  I’m so excited about this guest post by a new guest contributor, Fortified in Christ.  The dilemma that this precious young wife experienced is one that so many of us can relate to. It is spiritual warfare. I appreciate her honesty, transparency, and the rawness of the struggle she shares with us. And it seems to …

Being a Peaceful “Football Widow”

Whether your husband becomes completely engrossed in football, baseball, basketball, racing, hunting, his work, house renovations, ministry, or something else – how is a wife to handle such a quandary in a godly way? We probably have more expectations of our husbands than we have of any other relationship, I would daresay. Many times these …