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A Silent Husband Shares His Heart

For those wives who have passive, unplugged husbands – it can be really difficult for us to understand what is going on in our shut-down husbands’ hearts. I greatly misunderstood Greg for so many years because he didn’t tell me what he thought – so, I ended up making a lot of really horrible and extremely inaccurate […]

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My Husband Isn’t Being a Good Enough Spiritual Leader – from the Archives

(NOTE: I write from the perspective of a formerly controlling, Type A, perfectionistic, driven, prideful, disrespectful wife with a passive husband. If your husband is very dominating or if he is abusive – my blog may not be a good fit for you, please seek godly help. It is possible to be TOO respectful and […]

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Dominant Wife/Passive Husband: My Husband’s Take

By my husband, Greg.  From the archives.  This is HIS perspective on how he felt as a passive husband. Maybe your husband has some of the same feelings? I don’t know!  But it could be interesting to try to find out. ———- GREG: Occasionally, I take one of April’s old articles and add a husband’s thoughts to them. One of […]

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The Voice in His Head – from the Archives

by my husband, Greg.  You can find his blog for husbands at www.respectedhusband.wordpress.com. On Sunday, September 23rd, 2012 April ran a guest post by Kayla Gulick titled My Demon. In the article, Kayla described how all of the voices in her head accused her husband of the worst. This prompted a discussion between us. April […]

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My Husband Won’t Lead in Our Marriage – Part 3

Greg and April Nov. 2013 I am not an expert, a counselor, a psychologist, a theologian or a pastor. I am just an ordinary Christian wife. My posts and my blog may be helpful for you – they may not be.  I share ideas and suggestions – they are not rules and they are not […]

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The Powerful Concept of Submitting Under Protest – Part 2

Click here for Part 1 FROM PEACEFULWIFE: Submitting under protest is not something I think we should need to use often, (hopefully).  But if we strongly disagree about something, then it can be important for us to use this concept. *** If our husband is asking us to clearly sin or to condone clear sin, […]

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“I’ll MAKE Him Love Me!”

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. My children and I saw these wedding cake toppers at Wal-Mart.  They were labelled “humorous wedding cake toppers.” I don’t know if you can see it – but – on the second one, the grooms fingers are actually digging into the ground.  He is SO opposed […]

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Why Your Husband May Not Immediately Do What You Want Him to Do

Are we trying to control our husbands? I had another impromptu interview with my husband.  I’m so thankful he is usually game for answering my questions!  He is able to express a masculine point of view very clearly now – I learn so much from him every time we talk!  My husband may not be […]

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An Interview with My Husband – Understanding a Passive Husband's Mindset

Greg and April – May 28, 1994 Greg and April at the church where we were married – May 28, 2013 ———————————- Greg and I had an impromptu interview the other evening.  I have been hearing from one of my dear friends who has been struggling a lot on this journey of learning to be […]

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Learning to Respect and Give up Control is a Process

Nina Roesner is the author of The Respect Dare.  She gave me permission to post this article.  I think it will be EXTREMELY helpful for those of you who are starting on the respect journey and who are learning to allow your husband to lead instead of controlling things yourself.  This is a marathon kind […]

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