A Husband Answers – “Why Won’t My Husband Lead?”

Today’s post is a guest post by a Christian husband – answering a wife’s question.  This wife has been working on respect and biblical submission for about 6 months, and doesn’t understand why sometimes her husband tells her that he doesn’t want to lead in their marriage. (PS – just so everyone is aware – […]

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Ways Husbands Lead that Wives Often Don’t Notice – From the Archives

A REMINDER: I write from the slant of a wife who was dominating, Type A personality, take-charge, controlling, overly responsible, overly “helpful” and prideful with a passive husband. If you tend to be too quiet or have a very dominant husband, my slant may not be the angle you need because you are going to […]

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My Husband Isn’t Being a Good Enough Spiritual Leader – from the Archives

(NOTE: I write from the perspective of a formerly controlling, Type A, perfectionistic, driven, prideful, disrespectful wife with a passive husband. If your husband is very dominating or if he is abusive – my blog may not be a good fit for you, please seek godly help. It is possible to be TOO respectful and […]

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My Husband Won’t Lead in Our Marriage – Part 3

Greg and April Nov. 2013 Ultimately, each wife must prayerfully decide what she believes God wants her to do to obey Him and to honor Him in her unique situation. God has wisdom. I do not. I write specifically for wives who tend to be controlling and dominating. Wives who tend to be more quiet […]

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My Husband Won’t Lead in Our Marriage – Part 2

Ultimately, each wife must prayerfully decide what she believes God wants her to do to obey Him and to honor Him in her unique situation. God has wisdom. I do not. I write specifically for wives who tend to be controlling and dominating. Wives who tend to be more quiet and have dominating husbands may […]

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My Husband Won’t Lead in Our Marriage – Part 1

Administrative Note: I am taking an email vacation through January 6th.  You are welcome to comment on posts, but please hold emails for me until January 7th.  I appreciate your patience and understanding! 🙂 “I’M THE SPIRITUALLY MATURE ONE, I HAVE TO LEAD” It is a VERY tough position to be in to want to […]

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Supporting My Husband’s Leadership

REMINDER: We will be starting The Respect Dare July 1st here at peacefulwife!  Get yourself a copy of the book and we will walk through it together prayerfully.  I am so excited to be on this adventure with you! BEING A LEADER IS A CHALLENGE Being the God-given leader in a marriage is very difficult […]

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Ways Husbands Lead that Wives Often Don’t Notice – From the Archives

This is a continuation of the post two days ago about how wives tend to have VERY specific and high expectations of exactly what it means to be a spiritual leader – and how many of the things we expect aren’t even biblical. Not only that – but our expectations can lead to grave sin […]

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