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Leading a Disrespectful and Uncooperative Wife

September 2, 2012 by

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POSSIBLE IDEAS TO LEAD A DISRESPECTFUL AND UNCOOPERATIVE WIFE: Women love words.  More explanation is often better for us.  More words can help us understand better.  Of course, then we may start arguing – but maybe you could suggest something like, “I am going to listen to your heart and your concerns for 5 minutes, […]

Passivity fuels a wife’s disrespect

September 1, 2012 by

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WHAT IS PASSIVITY AND WHY IS IT BAD? Passivity is when a man does not act.  He does nothing, when he should act.  He probably thinks he is being patient, or a servant, or avoiding conflict and keeping peace – but that is NOT true! When a husband is passive, his wife assumes things like: […]

Things a Husband Can Do To Make a Wife Feel Loved

August 31, 2012 by

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SPECIFIC THINGS THAT USUALLY FEEL LOVING TO MOST WIVES: asking us, “What’s on your heart?”  “What’s going on with you today?”  “What are you thinking about?”  “How can I help you around the house?”  “Can I give you a break for an hour?” initiate prayer (IF you are close to God and humble about it) […]

Things Husbands Do That Make Their Wives Feel Unloved

August 30, 2012 by

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A guest post by Peacefulwife. As you all know, I usually only write to wives.  And, for the ladies reading this post – if you are discontent or resentful in your marriage right now, I think that this may be a post for you to skip.  The ladies may want to check out my blog for wives […]

FOR THE HUSBANDS – Why Does My Wife Try to MAKE Me Pray with Her?

August 27, 2012 by

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Gentlemen, I am hoping to shed a little light on a very difficult subject in many Christian marriages – spiritual intimacy. Let me see if I can explain why your wife may seem to be so demanding about wanting you to pray with her and so upset if you don’t pray with her.  Her approach […]

Look What My Wife Bought Me

July 2, 2012 by

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Father’s Day was a few weeks ago, and while we don’t go crazy getting each other gifts for the card holidays, my wife decided to break tradition a little bit and buy me something really special. You can see it in the picture I took above. I was totally blown away that she would make […]

The Demanding Wife, Withdrawing Husband Trap

June 25, 2012 by

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Recently, I came across an article written by Dr. Val Farmer, a clinical psychologist who works with farm families and writes a regular column for the Farm and Ranch Guide. No, I do not normally read the Farm and Ranch Guide magazine or journal, but an internet search led me to his article and the […]

How Can Husbands Lead their Wives into Greater Godliness?

June 9, 2012 by

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By: Peacefulwife Ideally, we would all have godly parents who modeled godly femininity, godly masculinity, a godly marriage and who taught us to submit to God-given authority and to respect others.  Unfortunately, this is just not the case many times today. A RECIPE FOR DISASTER Just like Christian men are often completely unprepared to be godly […]

Listening to your Wife From Within the Kitchen Symphony

May 30, 2012 by

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Have you ever listened to a good orchestra? There is the conductor and then rows of orchestra members arching out away from the conductor until the stage or pit is full. The orchestra has sections that make up the whole that include musicians playing woodwind instruments, brass instruments, string instruments, and percussion. In most sections there […]

The Pursuit of Reassurance

April 29, 2012 by

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Last time we looked at some of the C-A-U-S-E-S that trigger your wife to have doubt about your love for her. Today we are going to look at some ways that we can stop the downward spiral of doubt in its tracks. So far we have seen that your wife can have an emotionally painful […]

The Downward Spiral Of Doubt

April 27, 2012 by

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 I spent years pursuing my wife. I talked with her about my dreams, goals, and future plans. I carried her out to nice restaurants, movies, concerts, and all types of fun activities. I made it a point to show her I loved her by cuddling, hugs, kisses, and telling her how much I loved her. […]

Her Knight in Shining Armor

March 28, 2012 by

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Over the last several weeks, we have looked at some of the ways that we can decipher the Wife Code. We have looked at how we can provide our wives the reassurance they need, help them with their emotions, provide them with security, listen and communicate more effectively, and exalt their beauty. As I have […]