Husbands

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ways to be a better husband

4 Ways to Be a Better Husband

In year one of marriage, we did a lot of right things to be good spouses. But for marriage to last, it has to be based on more than a few early habits.

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missed opportunity

Dull Knives and Missed Opportunities

That’s when the crying turned ugly. The early tears were sadness. But these were regret. I was lamenting a missed opportunity.

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pleasing my wife

25 Things Husbands Should Start Doing

The following list is a great way to start loving your wife in a way that makes her flourish. 

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A Hard Act for a Husband to Follow

Here’s a new way to think about leadership in your marriage.

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Romancing my wife

Your Wife’s 3 Relationship Nonnegotiables

As you study your wife and learn how to define romance according to her dictionary, you will become an irresistible man.

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What Should Be the Husband’s ‘Role’ in Marriage?

If you apply these concepts correctly, you’ll experience freedom in your roles and work better as a team to combat isolation and conflict in your marriage.

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What the Latest Shooting Taught Me About Protecting My Wife

How a husband can best protect his wife from the evil that lurks in this world.

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biblical leadership

3 Practical Steps to Biblical Leadership in Your Home

For the sake of our wives, we must once again assume our role as leaders who execute our God-given responsibility with humble hearts and loving service.

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Love your wife

Do You Love Your Wife Out of Obligation?

It takes courage for husbands to fulfill God’s calling to love their wives for a noble purpose.

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Love my wife

50 Ways to Inspire Your Wife

Ideas to help you make your bride feel cherished.

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10 Things a Man Needs to Know About Marriage

In a culture of counterfeits and mistruths, marriage needs to be re-branded as an awesome, noble, and challenging adventure.

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Shut Up and Let Her Talk

Your wife’s need to be heard is her way of letting you be the caretaker and confidant her mother and friends used to be.

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Annual questions to ask my wife

10 Questions to Ask Your Wife Every Year

An annual exercise to listen to your wife’s words and hear from her heart.

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A husband nourishes and cherishes his wife

Nourishing and Cherishing Your Wife

The goal of our love is to see our wives become more like Christ. I must be ready to die to myself as I cleanse her, nourish her, and cherish her.

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I Never Made It to the Super Bowl

As an NFL quarterback, I yearned to make the big game. But as much as I love football, I realize it can easily distract us from more important goals.

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Balancing romance with roles as wife and mother

5 Tips for Investing in Your Wife

Your wife needs your creative energy if she is to become all that God designed her to be.

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Temptation

The Courage to Resist Temptation

One foolish choice made in a moment of weakness can wipe out years of integrity.

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FamilyLife Articles

Honoring and Encouraging Our Wives

First Peter 3:7 tells me to live with my wife “in an understanding way” and to “grant her honor as a fellow heir of the grace of life.”

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Becoming the Man of Her Dreams

Your wife needs you to pursue a relationship with her—not just when you want sex, but as a way of life.

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20 Ideas for Dating Your Wife

Only you know how to best cultivate and guard the woman God has given you.

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What Every Husband Needs to Know

Most men are not necessarily unwilling to meet their wife’s needs; they simply are unaware of what those needs really are.

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Men who won't grow up

Who’s Wearing the Pants in Your Family?

Why is it that some men can initiate great tasks and conquer overwhelming obstacles at work and remain so passive in relationships or in leading at home?

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FamilyLife Articles

Ten Things a Husband Can Say When His Wife Feels Overwhelmed or Frustrated

Here is some advice that can help you navigate these waters successfully, including a few good lines that always work.

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FamilyLife Articles

How to Frustrate Your Wife

Two ways husbands can leave their wives needing more.

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Why Can’t Women Just Come Out and Say What They Mean?

Whatever you mean by the statement, it doesn’t cut it with husbands in the truth department.

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FamilyLife Articles

I Married Wonder Woman … Now What?

Valuing your wife above everything.

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Love my wife

Why Do I Act Like I Don’t Love My Wife?

It’s the underside of marriage, the reality of living with someone day in and day out in a fallen world. We need to see ourselves as we really are.

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Manhood

Manhood Is Knowing Where the Plunger Is

We should resist the highly-romanticized modern visions of manhood and look to Christ as the true model.

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FamilyLife Articles

Give Your Wife a Mom’s Night Out

When my husband surprises me with a night out, he shows me that he has a sincere desire for me to have some time to myself. And that makes my heart soar.

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Praying for Your Wife

Praying for Your Wife

If you want to pray significantly for your wife, stay tuned to her needs.

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