Your relationship with your spouse is often gauged by a “like meter,” which describes how you feel about him or her. What can you do to lift the needle?
Becoming a Stronger Husband
While menopause is natural and normal, husbands and wives are often caught off guard by changes in their marriage relationship. Many husbands become confused by the behavior of their wife in menopause.
An emotional word picture is a tool that simultaneously activates the emotions and intellect of the listener. When you use a word picture to communicate, it can go straight into your spouse’s heart.
I have a great conversation tool I’ve used for 25 years. Throughout your day, record things to share with your wife. Making notes is a simple act that’s the basis for what I call “couple talk times.”
I had an EGO problem — with EGO standing for edging God out. I’d been promoting and protecting myself out of fear and pride, rather than focusing on God as my source of security and self-worth.
When your wife says there’s something wrong with your marriage, guess what, there’s probably something wrong with your marriage. And for the sake of that marriage, a husband would do well to listen.
There are many culturally perpetuated stereotypes about men: They’re tough, highly competitive and obsessed with sex and sports. But what does Scripture teach about true masculinity?
Having close friends is important. Friends can be a blessing to our marriages, too.