What is the cure for my compulsion to control my husband, children, and everyone I care about? Check out this post!
Photo by Civalias Kune on Unsplash In my experience with women who feel they have to be in control of situations and other people, there is usually some level of trauma or hurt in her past. The level of trauma can vary. But usually something happened that caused her, as a young girl, to develop… Continue reading The Pain That Pushes Us to Try to Control
I started doing skits last week and have been getting a lot of great feedback. Check out my latest video on my Youtube channel, April Cassidy: A Scorekeeping Wife Let me know what you think!
I am so excited to have Shannon write a guest post today as we celebrate her new book releasing this month! I hope you will check it out – it has been such a blessing to me. If you tend to struggle with wanting control, this is the book for you, my precious sister! —————-… Continue reading Surrendering the Burden of Controlling My Husband – by Shannon Popkin
A guest post by author Shannon Popkin: I’d like to call a pre-Christmas huddle. Calling all the women in the family please. Can we huddle up for a moment? I’m calling this meeting because I think there are some hurting women among us. There are some mothers of adult children and mother-in-laws who feel unloved… Continue reading Control Girls and Family Christmas – by Shannon Popkin
I used to resent making my husband’s lunches – even though I was the one who offered to do it and Greg never really asked me to do this for him. I made a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for him on the days he worked, sometimes with an apple, too – which was… Continue reading I Resented Making Lunch for My Husband
These are some observations I have made on this journey to become a godly wife that I pray might be a blessing to you. 🙂 TWO SINFUL EXTREMES: With almost every aspect of the Christian life, I picture a number line. In one direction is one extreme and in the other direction is another extreme.… Continue reading The Pendulum Effect
Nothing is wrong with a woman being ambitious and driven – provided that she is ambitious and driven in obeying God, submitting to Him and living in His power for His glory. If a woman is ambitious and driven to do things HER way, not God’s way and disobeys God’s commands for her as a… Continue reading Ambition and Being “Driven” Can Be Good – If…
Many wives want to know why their husbands don’t protect them from his family or other extended family during conflicts. I know every situation is different, and I can’t begin to address every possible scenario and there can be many very complex factors involved. So I will only be able to speak in generalities here… Continue reading If You Insist on Being “in Charge” – He Figures You Can Protect Yourself
FEAR is a major part of our motivation to grab for control as women. We are afraid we won’t be loved. We are afraid we aren’t secure in the relationship. We are afraid we will be rejected. We are afraid we aren’t good enough. We are afraid we aren’t beautiful enough. We are afraid… Continue reading Fear Fuels Our “Need” to Control