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Why Don’t I Address Women Who Are Abused?

December 29, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
Because I haven’t been abused, and because I was a dominant, controlling wife – my slant and approach are going to naturally be from the perspective of a wife who was not abused and who used to be dominant, controlling, and disrespectful with a husband who was passive and…

“How Do You Stay Filled with the Holy Spirit?”

December 24, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
A wife asked me this question. It is a very good one! He is our power source to be the godly women God commands us to be. This could be a book in and of itself. But, let’s talk about a few basics: 1. The Holy Spirit is a…

“When Do I Feel More Secure in the Relationship?”

December 21, 2014 by

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  This is the last question that this precious single sister in Christ asked me: 3. When does it switch? Is there a moment when you feel slightly more secure and able to “relax” in the security of your relationship? My man is a great guy but I do wonder what it would be like […]

“Do I Need to Feel ‘In Love’ or Feel Like He Is ‘In Love’ with Me to Get Married?”

December 18, 2014 by

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What an important question!!!!  I’m so excited we can have a discussion about this. I am not saying I have all the answers. I am going to share my thoughts. Ultimately, each of you will need to make your own decision, based on sensitivity to God’s Spirit, His Word, and His wisdom, about whom you […]

“I Want a Baby, but My Husband Doesn’t Want One Right Now. What Do I Do?”

December 17, 2014 by

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Originally posted on The Peaceful Wife:
Here is a question from a dear wife and sister in Christ: Hi April, I would love to hear your thoughts about this disagreement I am having with my husband. We have one 18 month old, and I desire to have another baby sometime in the next year. My…

“Do I Get to Punish My Man If He Upsets Me?”

December 15, 2014 by

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I have a very detailed post about this topic as it relates to a wife and husband on my other blog here, and I go into many ways wives may attempt to punish their husbands as well as what a wife can do if she is unhappy with her husband. But let’s talk a bit about this […]

What Is It Like Being Married to a Calm, Emotionally Steady, Hard-Working Man?

December 11, 2014 by

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Some ladies are concerned about what it would be like to be married to a man who tends not to be very emotionally expressive and who doesn’t seem to be as “exciting” as some men are. (Here I am talking about the kind of “exciting” that you might find in a chick flick or a […]