A New Leader is Born

CHANGING THE DOMINANT WIFE/PASSIVE HUSBAND DYNAMIC When a wife has been trying to control the marriage and making most of the decisions and the husband has been unplugged for many months, years or decades – it takes TIME and practice for her to step down and learn to be a great follower and it takes […]

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The Blessing of Having a Husband Who Won't Pray with His Wife

WHAT??!!!   Did you read that right?  Surely, I’ve GOT to be kidding! Let me start by saying: I believe that husbands SHOULD pray with their wives.  I believe it is their God-given responsibility to do so  – if they are believers in Christ.  I believe husbands will be accountable to God for their spiritual […]

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Being a Good Follower

If you tend to be a controlling, contentious, “always right,” resentful, disrespectful wife – like I used to be – learning to follow your husband can be a big challenge.  You may not think he is leading at all, or that he can’t lead or won’t lead.  Or you may not like the way he […]

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Ways Husbands Lead that Wives Often Don’t Notice

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 sin in […]

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A Man's Perspective on "When a Husband Can't/Won't Lead"

Here is a comment about handling the issue of a husband’s seemingly reluctant leadership in marriage from Daniel P. Robertson at www.godshelpformarriage.com  This was his response to my post “I want to follow my husband.  What if he doesn’t lead?  How Can I Inspire His Leadership?”  April, I think you hit the nail on the […]

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