We want our marriages to last a lifetime. Yet, after some years of marriage small things that can have lasting impacts creep in: mistrust, less communication, or infrequent sex. How can you protect your marriage from the hurt that these problems bring? 1. Spend time regularly with your spouse – There’s no better way to connect with your spouse than to spend time alone with … Continue reading 9 Ways to Protect Your Marriage
Scenario: You and your fiancé are about to get married. You both ask an older couple that you know out to dinner so that you can ask them a few questions about their marriage. You want their advice and want to know what has made their marriage an admirable one. What would you ask them? Please share in the comment box below! Continue reading Questions
Did you or someone you know go into a marriage thinking you/they could change certain things about a spouse’s character? What did you see/learn from this kind of situation? What kind of advice would you offer someone else who has thins kind of thinking? Please share below! Continue reading Changes
I’d love to say that our plans always work out but the reality is that sometimes they just don’t. How do you handle a disappointing resolution to a situation when you and your spouse were counting on a positive outcome? Do you: 1. Blame each other? 2. Get discouraged, angry, or moody? As team players in a marriage, husbands and wives should not blame one … Continue reading Disappointing Dilemmas
Is there a marriage quote or scripture that has a big influence on your marriage? Has something recently helped bring a positive change that you’d like to share with the readers on this blog? I look forward to reading your responses! Please share in the comment box below. Continue reading Marriage
Two people who are committed to each each other can enjoy a marriage. However, when two people make investments in their marriage it can be more than just enjoyable. Take a look at your marriage and answer the following: 1. What are your marriage goals for this year? 2. What positive changes are you and your spouse going to work on? 3. Is your marriage … Continue reading Are You Committed?
When my husband and I were in the newlywed phase of our marriage, we received a lot of advice. When a newlywed, (or through any phase for that matter) there will always be people who want to give you advice whether you ask for it or not. Some advice is good but sometimes you just have to politely listen and then let it go out … Continue reading Loftforum
While out on dates with my husband we love to laugh, talk about the past and future, and so many other things. I’ve often seen other couples looking at us curiously or just simply looking at their phones instead of each other. Some couples don’t know what to talk about when the kids aren’t around or find it difficult to start a conversation in general. … Continue reading Date Talk
Conquer. Conquer and Seduce. To conquer means: to successfully overcome a problem or weakness. A wife needs to conquer her fear of embarrassment and shyness so that she can seduce her husband. To seduce means: to attract powerfully. The act of seducing your husband is how you show your love, interest, and devotion to him. […]
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 the right time and in the right way, of course) … Continue reading A Positive Change
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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… Continue reading Manhood Monday #3: Respect the Man!
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 time that he is esteemed in his wife’s eyes. Here … Continue reading What Every Husband Loves To Hear
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 to make constant sacrifices which can take its toll. Both … Continue reading You Deserve to Be Recognized
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 amazing!” – A wife needs to be reminded that her … Continue reading What Every Wife Loves To Hear
Here are 5 important things to discuss with your fiancé before you tie the knot. The Past – Start your marriage with honesty. Be transparent with your soon-to-be spouse. Clear up any problems that has the potential to resurface in the future. Ask each other questions..know who you are marrying. Goals and Ambitions – Respect each other’s goals. Can you support his or her goal … Continue reading 5 Topics to Discuss Before you Marry