I wasn’t going to stand around and wait any longer! We were stuck. I got sick of waiting for him to change. And so, she left him. Dreaming of change This notion of wanting a change in your marriage is the dream of many women. Some are waiting for their husbands to find the Lord. …
Church Lady with a Mohawk?
Last week, I got a haircut. A really edgy haircut. Less edgy, more ‘jump out of a plane” cut. First question from my stylist? “What do you think your husband is going to say?” I didn’t know. But I wasn’t worried. He's been encouraging (well at least accepting of) my unconventional looks for years. Throughout …
What to Do When Your Husband is Mean
You’re riding along the path of wedded bliss and out of nowhere – WHAM – you get broadsided by an unwelcome or hurtful comment from your husband. Maybe it was a criticism or an accusation. He might have ridiculed you about a mistake you’d made in the past. Perhaps he portrayed you in an unflattering …
What to do when your Husband Doesn’t Make You Happy Anymore
If your husband isn't making you happy, learn how to change things.
What to Do When Your Mate Goes Crazy
Occasional, disturbing thoughts about our spouse might be more than harmless notions - they could be a flaming attack designed to destroy your marriage.
How to Keep Your Husband’s Attention
Learn how to keep your husband's attention when you talk.
One Final Word on Codependency
We’ve been exploring the painful condition of codependency for several weeks. I received so many messages from wives who need a little more encouragement in this area, I wanted to share once more. First – remember that you did not choose to be a codependent; it was a behavior learned in childhood. Second – identifying with …
The importance of setting boundaries on a healthy marriage.
5 Ways to Save Your Marriage
Check out my Guest Post “5 Ways to Save Your Marriage” on my friend Susan Croox’s blog – Glorious Mom Blog. Susan and her husband have three young kids, and their middle child has autism. She loves to share everything she’s learned with other moms on the same journey. One of the things I love …
If Only He’d Do What I Ask!
Last week we started exploring codependency, a pattern of relating that negatively affects many marriages. Quite a few times I’ve been asked, How does codependency start? The roots of codependency are established in childhood in response to a dysfunctional family setting with chaos, trauma, abuse, neglect and/or mistreatment. The child may experience shaming, judgements, blaming, …
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