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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He Would Like to Have Input, Too

Photo by Christelle BOURGEOIS on Unsplash   The wise woman builds her house,     but with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. Prov. 14:1 Let’s imagine a fictional scenario together for a moment: Maybe my kids and I have had a lot of head congestion in recent months. Lots of runny noses. Difficulty […]

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A Young Wife Seeks to Honor Her Husband, Not Prosecute Him

Photo by andrew welch on Unsplash A guest post from a young, Christian wife in response to last week’s post: I have had a major problem with (acting like my husband’s prosecuting attorney) and continue to if I am not careful. I’ve been married only three short years and I’ve followed this blog very closely. […]

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17 Tips to Ask for What You Desire Respectfully

The way you approach your husband makes a massive difference in the way he will respond to you. There are unhealthy, destructive ways to ask your husband for something that is very important to you – and there are healthy, productive ways. A FEW TRUTHS ABOUT MEN (and really, we women often feel the same […]

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How Do I Respect My Husband without Idolizing Him?

To me, the primary key in balancing respecting my husband but not idolizing him is to watch my motives. I want to care about his feelings and concerns. I want to treat him well. But why? Do I want his approval more than anything? Or do I want God’s approval more than anything? If I […]

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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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"I Will Not Be a ‘Second Class Citizen’" – by The Restored Wife

  A guest post by The Restored Wife: I remember scoffing at the idea that my husband would EVER “rule over me” or control me in any way! I didn’t like the idea of being what I thought of as a second class citizen in my marriage. I had a post recently here on April’s […]

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25 Ways to Show Real Respect for Your Husband

  ADMIN NOTE: If anyone has some Valentine’s Day disappointment you would like to hash through together with me, let me know. We can talk about it. Also, please check out Valentine’s Day Expectations. BOOK NEWS: My book, The Peaceful Wife – Living in Submission to Christ As Lord, is on sale on Amazon, Barnes […]

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Why You May Want to Keep This a Secret for Awhile…

Husbands have a God-given need for respect. If I can’t trust the perfect and only God who completely loves me and died for me, if I can’t submit fully to Him as Lord and reverence Him, if I don’t know my infinite worth in Christ, if I don’t know my husband’s infinite worth in Christ, […]

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