Marriage Monday Tip #6 Catch up on how each other's day went at the end of every day. Communicate and listen to each other. Have a fabulous week!
Without realizing it, mental lists of complaints can start forming in our heads. We often look at the things that our spouse hasn't done or isn't doing and get frustrated. Having this mental list doesn't make us feel positive towards our spouse or our marriage. In fact, if these thoughts continue without being expressed (at... Continue Reading →
I read this article yesterday and thought it was a great one to share. It shows how important respect is to a man and how important it is to earn it. Sign up for Manhood Mondays to get tips from JP!
My last post, MM#2: Lead!, mentions respect. I think it’s inherent in us guys to want respect. We demand it from our little brothers, try to wheedle it out of our big sisters, and expect it from our wife.
We breathe it like we do air and, for some of us, it’s even more important than sex. But respect and your paycheck have a lot in common: both have to be earned.
Start by not joking so much and don’t treat life/others like a joke.
While friends may laugh at you when you try to be funny-they’re doing just that: laughing at you, not respecting you. I grew up in a heavily black (African-American) society and where it seemed that everything should make someone else laugh. However I learned early on in middle school something that they don’t teach you in textbooks: the joker never really wins.
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Marriage Monday Tip #5 Leave a sweet, romantic, or spicy note every now and then for your spouse to find. Have an amazing week!
After writing my article "What Every Wife Loves to Hear" I knew I needed to write one for husbands. In many marriages and relationships the focus usually is on the women. However, men need to hear certain things too. One of the biggest needs a man has is respect. He needs assurance from time to... Continue Reading →
Marriage Monday Tip #4 Remember your spouse on anniversaries and birthdays: Even a simple note or card can make the day a special one. If you forget, go out of your way to make it up to your spouse. Have a great week!
Happy Mother's Day dear mothers! May you feel loved, appreciated, and blessed as the world celebrates YOU. Thanks for all you do!
I didn't realize it then but I do now. As a parent, I now can understand what my parents had to go through raising my siblings and I. I respect them more than ever now because I can see things through the eyes of a mother. Raising a child/children is no easy task; Parents have... Continue Reading →
Marriage Monday Tip #3 Don’t let romantic relationships from the past resurface in the present on Facebook or other social media platforms. This jeopardizes the trust in your marriage and can lead to some serious problems. Have a fabulous week!
As a wife, I not only want to be loved by my husband but to also feel cherished. I love it when my husband compliments, touches, and shows me affection in various ways. Every wife loves it when her husband pays attention to her and loves to hear her husband say these words: "You look... Continue Reading →
Marriage Monday Tip #2 Show your kids that your marriage is important and also comes before them: When your kids see the devotion and respect you have for each other, their sense of security will increase. Being in a stable home will promote stability for their future families. Have a fabulous week!