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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 […]

Why Do We Argue?

March 18, 2015 by

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A wife asks a simple question.  Maybe something like, “Could you finish that work on the deck soon?” Her husband responds, “I will see if I can get to it,…maybe this weekend.” Things probably would have been fine at this point, but then the wife feels the need to respond back with something like, “You […]

Why does it seem like I am so good at respecting my wife but lousy at loving her?

March 10, 2015 by

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I have tried to portray that I have a generally passive personality.  I am very patient.  I don’t talk anymore than I have to.  I don’t really like to get into situations where there is much conflict or “noise.”  I get energized by working independently and work to accomplish my goals in a very logical […]

Building Momentum in Your Life

March 3, 2015 by

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How many times have you watched a football game and one team gets up by around 10 to 14 points late in the third quarter and starts to play not to lose?  They go into a prevent defense and then on offense start calling some very safe running plays to try to take some time […]

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 […]

“Why Is My Wife So Disrespectful?” – by Peacefulwife

January 13, 2015 by

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A guest post by my wife, April. You can find her at www.peacefulwife.com or her Youtube channel, “April Cassidy.”: It is always tricky on the blogs when we have a female on the husband’s blog or a male on the wife’s blog.  A lot of times the comments tend to move the discussion backward instead […]

Kryptonite: When Daddy Can’t Fix It

January 7, 2015 by

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Have you ever felt helpless? Let me explain. I mean, have you ever felt helpless as a man? Let me explain further. How do you feel when something bad happens and you as the strong husband and father can’t make things better? Looking back at my time as a husband and father, the times that […]