Why your husband no longer respects YOU…

If you emasculate your man, don't be surprised when he stops acting like one

To think about why your husband no longer respects you is painful. I’m sorry. But you’ve noticed it, right? The disrespect shows up in small ways… and big ones. A look of disdain here… The curved lip of contempt there… Dishes left out for “someone else” to do… same with the dirty laundry… Opinions ignored, […]

Got Submission?

Got submission? In November, a woman emailed about our Daughters of Sarah course and essentially said, “In Daughters, you say there’s a difference between ‘obeying’ my husband and ‘submitting’ to him – that I don’t have to obey him. Doesn’t God tell us in 1 Peter 3:1-6 to obey our husbands like Sarah did?” I […]

Submission? Trouble? Divorce? His Anger? What Scares You?

Running with my golden retriever two years ago became increasingly dangerous every Monday morning…Her literal terror of garbage cans and lids near the road or sidewalk resulted in spontaneous airborne leaps and jerks that sometimes left me stumbling, or at worst, falling. Given that we live in a neighborhood, there were a lot of garbage […]

Weekend Round Up…

We are blogging our way through The Respect Dare. So each week, Leah,  Debbie, and I will each take up the topic of the dare.  And we’ll be getting input from some of our favorite bloggers along the way. Grab your copy of the book and join in the journey. Please share with us what you are […]

If Mama Ain’t Happy…

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“If mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy…” Familiar saying? Unfortunately, it was that way at our house, too. Today’s interview with Dennis Rainey and Bob Lepine talk through some of these things…dare you to listen in, and see what God will do! I know He totally overhauled my heart and my relationships in my family […]

What Submissive Wives are NOT…

In both Proverbs 25 and Proverbs 26, there is mention of the consequences of being “quarrelsome.” This is important. In marriage, being a “quarrelsome wife” results in your husband wanting to “live on the corner of the roof.” As a man, being “quarrelsome” feeds “strife” like wood to a fire. Being “disagreeable” or “quarrelsome” is […]

More than the Remote…Thoughts about Controlling Men…

And you will desire to control your husband, but he will rule over you.” Genesis 3:16 Today’s post is from a sharp woman named Jennifer. She blogs over at UnbrokenWoman.com. When it comes to respecting, she totally “gets it.” You should totally check her out! I am taking a small break this week, but will […]

Got a Difficult Marriage? Here’s Hope…

“Those are pretty flowers. Who are they for?” he asked. “Me. I had a horrible week and no one noticed, so I bought them for myself to cheer me up – they were the cheap ones at the grocery, so no worries, okay?” she responded. Silence. She knew he just didn’t know what to say. […]