Respect 101… and the hazards of being assertive

Assertive women are perceived MORE negatively and less competent than assertive men.

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Respect 101 and the hazards of being assertive… Got respect? Know why it matters to men? The other night while I was teaching public speaking at our local community college, I made a comment that rattled the cages of a few of the women. I didn’t mean to upset them, but they needed to know […]

Respect for your husband + Self-Respect helps your marriage…

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Did you know that respect for your husband + self-respect actually helps your marriage? Here’s a brief glance at what that can look like: So don’t be “wrong at the top of your voice,” as Emerson Eggerich puts it. If your husband is interested in growing your marriage, know he’ll hear the truth better from […]

New Dare Journey – Got Expectations?

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As promised, today we begin our new dare journey – it’s for any woman, married or not, of any age. You can find the back story here. Invite friends. I can’t wait to get started! 🙂 I’m looking at this as “Respect 101 – Respecting God, Ourselves, and Others” Dare 1 Got Expectations? A gangly […]

I Flunked the Biblical Wife Assessment for The Respect Dare… Dare Three

This morning, after rising too late, starting a load of laundry, making copious amounts of cappuccino for DH and myself, I sat down to “do the dare.” Oh. “Biblical Wife Assessment.” Yep. That stinks. Excuse me while I feel small and crawl in my closet. Or go back to bed. I went through each category, […]