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Why Do I Have to Change First?

November 23, 2013 by

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We are continuing the series of FAQs that I hear from women – wives, fiances and girlfriends.    I’d like for you to keep this post in mind as a godly mindset in marriage.  There may be some applications for it in dating/courtship/engagement as well.  But if a man you are with is very far […]

I’m Right! I’m the Better Leader. I Should Be in Charge.

November 22, 2013 by

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This week, I am addressing FAQs that I receive on this blog and on http://www.peacefulwife.com. But I’m Right! Hold on here, ladies!  This is going to be a painful one.  I am going to show you how God deconstructed my sin for me in EXCRUCIATING detail and clarity so that I was able to see […]

Respect Gets MUCH Harder Once You Get Married

November 8, 2013 by

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A newlywed bride wrote to me recently and made this comment, “Respect is SO MUCH HARDER for me now that we are married.” Yep. I had no problem respecting Greg before we were married.  All I saw were things to respect about him. Then we got married. It took all of one week for things […]

Why Speaking Negatively about Someone Can Hurt Your Relationship with Your Man

October 27, 2013 by

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If there is a person in your guy’s life that annoys you, irritates you or concerns you in the way they treat your man or yourself – whether it is his mother, his father, his sister, his child, his friend, his ex, his coworker or a woman who is coming on to him – let […]

Can We Drag a Man into Marriage?

October 6, 2013 by

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They say a picture is worth a thousand words. My children and I saw these wedding cake toppers at Wal-Mart.  They were labelled “humorous wedding cake toppers.” I don’t know if you can see it – but – on the top one, the grooms fingers are actually digging into the ground.  He is SO opposed […]

Who Initiates More Divorce, Men or Women? (Why This Matters to Single Women)

September 18, 2013 by

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Here is a very eye opening analysis from a US divorce lawyer group: ————————————- Who initiates the divorce more often, the wife or the husband? One might think that 50 percent of the time, a divorce action is filed by the husband, and the other 50 percent of the time it’s the wife who begins […]

Oh No! I Rushed Him Too Much! Now What Do I Do?

July 27, 2013 by

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What do you do when you have rushed ahead of your man and blurted out something about the future of the relationship and he suddenly balks and hits “reverse”? If you were the first to bring up: going on a date being exclusive the words “I love you” marriage having children asking for an engagement […]