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22 Ways to Destroy Intimacy and Trust in Your Marriage

Photo by Christian Fregnan on Unsplash There are many things we can do, sinful things, that will hurt our husbands and erode the intimacy we all long for in our marriages. This is not a complete list, but it may be a blessing to just ponder these things prayerfully. 1. Insult your husband out loud […]

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Healthy VS. Unhealthy Relationships

  Where are people not permitted to say what they need, how they feel, or what they think? – those who are literally slaves or who are in concentration camps. – those in extremely oppressive countries with totalitarian regimes. – those who are in abusive or dysfunctional relationships/families. Here are some hallmarks of abusive/dysfunctional personal […]

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Stages of This Journey – Part 1

Each wife’s story and each marriage is unique.  I write primarily for wives who tend to be dominating, controlling, “overly-helpful,” perfectionistic and disrespectful in their marriages.  Most of us don’t realize that we are doing these things and aren’t purposely doing them.  Many of us start out thinking we HAVE to act the way we […]

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What is True Love?

This is a guest post from Daniel at God’s Help For Marriage. We live in a culture that praises the fairytale concept of true love. Hollywood would have us believe that love is all about that moment when you first meet and there is a “magical connection” and you “just know” that this is the […]

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The Most Amazing Life!

If you want to experience the greatest possible life – I’m going to share the secret with you… 100%  submission to Christ Be willing to say to God: I am FULLY Yours. I hold back NOTHING from You. I give You all that I have, all that I am, all of my possessions, all of […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 18 – A Guest Post from Nina Roesner!!!!!!!

Pic from www.ninaroesner.wordpress.com Ladies, I am so excited about today’s post!  Nina Roesner, the author of The Respect Dare, has very graciously written this one just for each of you.  I am thrilled to be able to share her words that – to me – are such a powerful expression of the main themes of […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 16 – A Sink Full of Dishes

Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.  Ephesians 4:29 THE DISHES IN THE SINK Unfortunately, I have a story to share about how I did NOT use words to bless and […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 9 – Overlooking Insults

A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.  Proverbs 12:16 Nina Roesner has a great story to share in Dare 9 of The Respect Dare.  I hope you get to read it! Many times, when people insult us, there is a lot of pain, hurt, anger and mess going […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 5 – Slow to Anger

My dear brothers, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.  James 1:19 In the Respect Dare, Nina Roesner shares a story on Dare #5 about how a wife applies this verse and avoids a serious argument with her husband.  The awesome thing is, he […]

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The Respect Dare, Day 3 – My Godly Wife Report Card

The Respect Dare, Day 3 – Nina Roesner poses some questions to wives to assess how they are doing in a number of areas of their lives.  They are GREAT questions!!! She asks some probing questions about how we are doing as disciples of Christ, as household managers,  as communicators, and as confident and assured […]

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