Archive | Love and Respect

29 January 2015 ~ 2 Comments

7 “Secrets” to Improve Your Marriage QUICKLY

I’m going to share 7 “secrets” to quickly improve your marriage.

You might be thinking: “These tips won’t work for MY marriage. It’s hopeless.”

But I’m going to show you why these strategies work for almost any marriage…

No matter what circumstances you are currently facing.

Because using these tips will allow you to change your circumstances, or grow from them. Even if they suck.

And none of these are actually secrets. But are you actually putting these tips to good work in your marriage?

I have to admit that I sometimes fail at all these areas myself. So I’m committing myself to to doing a better job with my wife, starting right now. […]

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01 April 2014 ~ 1 Comment

The Proper Care and Feeding of Your Marriage

Marriage GardenThink of your marriage as a garden.

If you’ve ever tried gardening, you know it requires constant attention. You have to provide food, water and sunlight in order for the plants to thrive. You need to pull weeds, handle pests and take care of the soil. A garden will thrive when you intentionally take the time to care for it.

Killing a garden, on the other hand, is easy. You don’t even have to choose to kill it, it will shrivel and wilt on it’s own if you simply don’t choose to tend it.

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12 February 2014 ~ 1 Comment

What Everyone Gets Wrong About Love and Respect

Love and respect not feelings

I’m a huge believer in the concept of love and respect. I also believe they go both ways, husbands and wives both need love and respect. However, there is one important area where I may not agree with the majority on this subject.

Many people talk about the importance of making your spouse feel loved or respected. I think that they believe it is the duty of a husband to make sure his wife feels loved, and likewise it is the duty of a wife to make her husband feel respected. The problem with this is that it takes headship away from the husband and holds the marriage captive to   emotions.

Even if you believe in mutual submission (which I don’t), headship is not in the hands of the couple or Christ in this scenario. This is because emotions are very difficult to control.
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