“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 […]

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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 […]

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“What If My Husband Doesn’t Care about My Happiness?”

Honestly, this is where most of us find ourselves at the beginning of this journey. I know I did. When I began my journey, my husband was completely shut down and he didn’t care about my feelings or happiness anymore. Or so I thought. He didn’t want to look at me, be in the same […]

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6 Reasons NOT to Criticize Your In-Laws

Photo Credit – Flickr Before we get into the issue of why not to criticize our in-laws, let’s define criticism. When I am speaking about criticism in this post, I am talking about: having a critical, judgmental, negative, condemning spirit toward others that cannot be pleased. insulting other people. fault-finding. gossipping. having a negative attitude. […]

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“I Want to Tithe, but My Husband Doesn’t”

Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash What is a wife to do if this is her difficult situation? NOTE – I am speaking about a hypothetical situation here. Greg and I wholeheartedly endorse tithing or even giving more than a tithe for believers in Christ. Not because we have to – but because we GET […]

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Don’t Take the Bait on Valentine’s Day! (Video – SKIT)

Ladies, Satan would love to use Valentine’s Day to create bitterness, resentment, jealousy, division, hatred, and contempt in our lives. Don’t take the bait! It’s fine to ask for us to ask for what we would like respectfully. But if things don’t work out – we don’t have to lash out destructively. We also don’t […]

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Stop Watching Football and Spend Time with Me! – SKIT

My latest skit video on Youtube. This one is about 6 minutes. First I share some destructive approaches to trying to get our men to give us more attention. This was the old me. These were the things I did for a long time, not realizing how much I was sabotaging the very intimacy I […]

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Dealing with Difficult People at Christmas

Photo by Gareth Harper on Unsplash I know that Christmas can sometimes be a challenge with difficult family dynamics and hurtful things people say at times – whether it is unintentional or intentional. I’d love to remind us all that just because someone says something doesn’t mean that we have to engage in that particular […]

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Am I Too Quiet with My Husband?

The past two Mondays, we have examined the topics, “Am I Too Chatty with My Husband?” and “What Do I Do with My Desire for More Verbal/Emotional Connection?” For some of us, we struggle with talking too much. Others of us struggle with not wanting to talk to the point that our silence is deafening and […]

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Am I His Prosecuting Attorney?

Me in 2003 – 5 years before the Lord opened my eyes MY OLD WAYS Ugh. This describes me for so long in our marriage. I would often decide we had an issue. I would think nonstop about it all day – determining all the questions I would ask Greg so I could verbally nail […]

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