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Understanding a Passive Husband during Conflict

June 10, 2015 by

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Sometimes, being a passive husband, I sit back and think about just how hard it must be for my wife to understand me.  I have so many quirky things about my personality and the way I communicate that in all reality probably do not make sense.  For many things, I react very much under the […]

The Ides of Marriage: Ideals, Idle Time, and Idols

March 26, 2015 by

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You are probably familiar with the Ides of March.  In the Roman calendar they split up each month into three sections.  Each month had the Kalends (1st of the month), Nones (5th to 7th day of the month), and the Ides (13th to 15th day of the month corresponding to the full moon).  So, each […]

Beyond the Storefront Window: What Men Fear

February 24, 2015 by

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I was on the way to church this weekend and I heard a song on the radio that caught my attention.  I can’t remember the name of the song but one of the verses talked about how fear, anxiety, and guilt were keeping the songwriter from being the man he wanted to be.  I think […]

How Do I Get My Wife To Feel Loved By Me?

November 19, 2013 by

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Today’s post is from Rick at RomanticHusbands.com. Rick decided to come up with a list in response to the post on Things Husbands Do That Make Their Wife Feel Unloved. Rick’s list explores items that a husband needs to do for his wife to feel loved by him. It is written in a list form […]

I am going to show them!

July 2, 2013 by

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As men, we are programmed to try to fix things. Usually that is a very helpful thing. If something stops working on the car, then we try to diagnose the problem and fix it. If the drain is slow or clogged, then we try to fix it. If a big roach is crawling across the […]

Let Go! From Passive Husband to a Husband with Passion

May 21, 2013 by

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One of the biggest problems being faced in marriages today is when a husband stops leading in the marriage. Somewhere along the way he has shut down and stopped communicating. He has decided to stop feeling and go along for the ride because in his mind he thinks this might be easier. Maybe he feels […]

Stop Hiding, Start Hurting, Start Healing

April 20, 2013 by

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A couple of weeks back, a reader made a comment about her marriage that really struck a chord with the Peacefulwife and I. The part that really hit home with us went something like this, “I never knew that I was hurting my husband. If I would have known that I was hurting him I […]

A Prodigal Husband: The Compassionate Father

March 27, 2013 by

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We have been looking  in Luke 15 this week about the Parable of the Lost Son. The story, also known as the Parable of the Prodigal Son, involves a man and his two sons. The younger of the two decided that he wanted his inheritance early and left home to go to a nearby country. As […]

The Emotions of March Madness

March 20, 2013 by

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Let’s tackle another issue we don’t seem to fully understand about our wives: Emotions. It might be helpful if we explain what we are talking about a little more. Well, occasionally as a man you might be able to understand it through this example: Was there ever a time when you needed to really concentrate on […]

Swamp Husband

February 15, 2013 by

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“Shoot ‘im, Liz! Shoot ‘im!” One of my favorite shows on television is Swamp People on the History Channel. The show is a reality based program that follows the people that hunt alligators in Louisiana during the one month during the year that it is allowed. The practice has taken place for generations and the thrill […]

A Wife’s Story: From Table Talk to Bedroom

February 12, 2013 by

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Over the last couple of weeks the Peacefulwife has run a series of posts on God’s Design For Marriage is Sexy which looks at some of the benefits of following God’s design. You can read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4 here. A wife sent in an email with a story that […]

We’re Married, Right? Why Does She Still Feel Insecure About My Love For Her?

January 23, 2013 by

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When I first started this blog I did a series on topics discussed in the book For Men Only by Shaunti and Jeff Feldhahn. I wanted to go back and take another look at this book and maybe hit some areas I didn’t look at the first time. For a modern husband, it is a […]