"I Wish My Husband Would Text Me from Work!"

I am so thankful for everyone taking the time to answer my poll questions last month about our expectations vs. the reality of how much contact our husbands make with us while the are at work. Texting, calling, or emailing can be a source of wonderful bonding for some couples or a source of a […]

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"I Want to Be Desired by Other Men, Too"

A reader and I are tag-teaming together to write about this – in conversation style.  I greatly appreciate her contribution and willingness to share so vulnerably. My prayer is that God might use this post to help many other women break free from these kinds of destructive, toxic thoughts: Do any of these thoughts sound […]

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InHisGrip Talks about Not Shutting Down Emotionally

  Today’s guest post is by a believing wife, InHisGrip: I have always believed that a lot of people don’t deal with issues in relationships mostly because the hard conversations that need to be had are, well…..hard. Probably since I became a Christian, I have noticed and been aware of relationships that stay stuck or […]

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"The Worst Year of My Life. But Then… God!" – Quinn's Story

    From a dear sister in Christ, Quinn (not her real name), with her permission in response to a comment on Encouragement for Those Who Are in the Trenches. This is a long post – but it is MORE than worth it to take the time to read the whole thing: I started reading your […]

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A Big Lightbulb Moment about True Contentment

  From WorthyofLove who shared about her husband’s old text messages a few weeks ago… April, Wow! I just had serious lightbulb…..and your name kept popping in my head so I just know I need to share it with you! God has been working on my heart much deeper these days since I last shared […]

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Things Got Worse at First When I Began to Change – by The Restored Wife

The Restored Wife Shares some of the most difficult parts of her journey with us (by the way, her husband’s response is pretty common): When I started this journey, I had no idea how to be respectful or submissive – our biggest issue at that time was the way both of us reacted any time there […]

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What Is the Best Way to Handle the Finances?

————– In my view, there isn’t a specific “one right way” to handle money issues in a godly marriage – as far as who is “in charge” of paying the bills. Of course, we will want to use scriptural principles. We need to manage our money wisely, realizing we are stewards of all that God […]

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Not a "Successful Marriage Story"… Yet

  Check out my 35 minute interview from last Tuesday with Charlie and Keith at KLFC Radio in Branson, Missouri! ———— A guest post: This is my first time posting but I have followed your blog and been on the respectful wife journey now for about 3 years of my almost 7 year marriage. My […]

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WorthyofLove Finally "Gets" Her Husband's Text Messages

      TODAY’S GUEST POST: Sometimes, our husbands don’t share that they are feeling disrespected or that we are sinning against them and we have no idea we have contributed to the problems in our marriages. But other times, they truly do clearly try to explain that they feel unloved, mistreated, and disrespected – and we […]

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Encouragement for Those Who Are "in the Trenches"

    1. SPIRITUAL HEALING TAKES TIME This journey is a process. There are stages. If there is major woundedness in an individual or in a marriage, it often takes a long time to heal. Expect that it will be many months or maybe even a year or years before anything close to “total healing” […]

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