Tag Archives: Husband

A Secret Wives Would Do Well To Know

Yesterday we shared with you Kate Aldrich’s post titled, Emotional Alphabet. Well, in order to challenge the wives in the same way we’ve challenged the husbands, we want to share with you Brad’s post titled, Emotional Foreplay. Take a moment … Continue reading

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Love, Know, Speak, Do

Years ago we were helping another couple who had been struggling with sexual intimacy. They had a strong marriage. They loved each other, but the wife didn’t really enjoy sex. As the years passed it was getting more and more … Continue reading

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Honoring Your Spouse On Facebook

One of the things I love about Facebook is seeing how spouse’s honor one another by speaking highly of them in daily status updates. I thought it would be encouraging to all of us to read the ones I’ve found … Continue reading

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You Could Be Dissing Your Marriage And Not Know It

To diss someone is to: —v.t. 1. to show disrespect for; affront. 2. to disparage; belittle.  As you can see to dis your spouse is not the way God intends for husbands and wives to relate. We are to show high regard and honor for … Continue reading

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What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

Now that’s a title! And it’s one most of us face at one time or another in our marriage. There are times when we don’t have a clue what is best for us in certain situations. Maybe your spouse feels … Continue reading

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Are You A Suitable Companion?

As we continue our series focusing on the wife’s role as a helper to her husband, I want to share how much this has helped our marriage become what it is today. Not that I’ve been the one solely to … Continue reading

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What It Means To Be A Helper To Your Husband

I was talking with some ladies a while ago when the conversation led to our role as our husband’s helper. It was a good discussion with friends who have strong marriages that have lasted decades. There were some who shared … Continue reading

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Surprise! You’ve Been Spouse-napped!

This past weekend I had the privilege of helping my daughter plan an awesome birthday surprise for her husband of 7.5 years. Words can’t describe how fun it was to help her come up with an idea that would bless … Continue reading

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She Loves Me…She Loves Me Not

We were in the car recently talking about the following, and we want to share our conversation with you. We’ve all heard this common verse repeated by hopeful lovers while removing each petal from a daisy. When the last petal … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s been awhile since we’ve posted our Happy Hour. It’s certainly not because there aren’t any good posts to read. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. With our newly formed Christian Marriage Bloggers Association the members have stepped up to … Continue reading

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United In Pros[e] and Cons

We are privileged to be a part of the Christian Marriage Bloggers Association. It is amazing to meet so many like-minded couples who desire to see marriages become all God intended them to be. We are all in this together, … Continue reading

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Part 1 – I’m Exhausted

It’s amazing how much energy is required to raise a family, yet with each baby that’s born time doesn’t slow down. It marches on whether you’re in step or not. How can a couple continue to make the most of … Continue reading

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I Was Just Kidding

This is a phrase used often.  It is said when the person really is just kidding. Laughter erupts with everyone in the room. However, there are times when this phrase is said and one person is the brunt of the … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s time for the Marriage Blog posts we’ve found “Special” this week. What a diverse set of topics, but we believe all will add value to your pursuit of a God-glorifying marriage. Enjoy… AffairCare Goodbye, Farewell and Amen – A sobering … Continue reading

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Sexual Stewardship

Today is our fourth post in our Sexual Intimacy in Marriage series, and we are happy to introduce you to Paul and Lori Byerly of The Marriage Bed website. They also host separate blogs we’ve referred and linked to often: … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s that time of the week once again. Time seems to fly by doesn’t it? Below are the blog posts we aptly call our Specials of the Week. Just in time for your long holiday weekend. Enjoy… Encourage Your Spouse … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

It’s time for our Specials of the Week. We pray these marriage blogs will encourage you as you read some of their best posts from this week. Enjoy your weekend! Encourage Your Spouse One Chair At A Time – I … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

Here are the posts we deem as Specials of the Week for your weekend enjoyment! Encourage Your Spouse Encouraging Words: Bless – How do you use this word…bless your heart. Read this for some southern inspiration. 🙂 Intimacy In Marriage … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

While the world celebrates Happy Hour trying to forget reality, we celebrate Happy Hour by highlighting great marriage blog posts worth reading. God has linked us together via the Christian Marriage Bloggers Association, so it is with full confidence that … Continue reading

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Happy Hour

With my Mom’s 90th birthday party tomorrow, I haven’t had as much time to read other blogs as I would like. BUT, I did take some time to update our Wine Train Blog Roll. We highly recommend these websites, and … Continue reading

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