When my husband’s parenting doesn’t fit my expectations, I could nag or ridicule him, but I found a better way that doesn’t lead to negativity in our marriage. I focus on the things he does right.
Becoming a Stronger Wife
A negative body image could mean that you see your body through a negative lens, feeling ashamed, anxious or self-conscious. This can have a profound impact on your confidence level and marriage relationship.
Marriage is messy, but God uses our blemishes and imperfections. Relationship intimacy is the perfect test kitchen for God to mature us and change us into utensils He can use for His purposes.
Christian women treat most everyone kindly — except themselves. We all harbor hidden, negative lies that affect how we live. Learn how to replace the lies of negative self-talk with God’s truth.
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.
How might your walk with the Lord change if you took spiritual discipline seriously for 90 days? Your most important work, really your only work, is to be a worshiper and lover of the almighty God.
Most husbands share a certain set of needs and desires. Some of your husband’s needs may surprise, but you can learn how to move beyond your expectations to build a marriage that goes the distance.
During some seasons, you might become bitter as a result of feeling like you’re doing more than your spouse. If this issue resurfaces often for you, Erin Smalley has some suggestions to help.
How can women learn to be more receptive to the positive feedback God wants to give them? How do they accept God’s view of them, especially through the words of their husband?
Your words and actions can influence your husband. If you’ve ever found yourself on the negative side of influence — you know, nagging, whining or manipulating — perhaps these lessons can help.