Browsing All posts tagged under »Christian relationships«

Things Are Beginning to Click – a Wife’s Little Victories

December 28, 2013 by


Administrative Note: I am on an email vacation through January 6th. ¬†You are welcome to comment on posts, but I would appreciate it if you could please hold emails for me until January 7th. Thanks so much for your patience and understanding! ūüôā From a wife and sister in the Lord who is beginning to […]

What Some Single Christian Men Wish Christian Women Knew (from the Archives)

December 9, 2013 by


This is our Christian brother’s response from a question I asked him after yesterday’s post¬†(Why Asking About His “Five Year Plan” Can Backfire). ¬† I asked him what he would suggest ¬†Christian women might do when they believe they are having to wait too long for the Christian man they are interested in to “move […]

Replacing the “Tapes” in My Head

December 5, 2013 by


Before God radically changed my mind, heart and soul over the past 5 years, I would constantly have “tapes” playing in my head where I was always talking to myself about things – a running narrative of worry, fear, trying to figure out every possible “what if” scenario and basically, trying to figure out how […]

Why Do I Have to Change First?

November 23, 2013 by


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 […]

When He Asks What You Want to Do

November 12, 2013 by


I talk a good bit about allowing our men to lead, us not taking control and us respecting them as the leaders in our relationships. Sometimes, it is easy to go way too far toward one extreme or the other. One one side, the extreme is that we could become controlling and try to take […]

Respect Gets MUCH Harder Once You Get Married

November 8, 2013 by


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 […]


November 7, 2013 by


BULLIES ¬†DO THINGS LIKE: – call people awful names – insult people – scream at them – assassinate people’s character, worth and dignity as human beings – say negative things about them to others – bash their victims verbally on Facebook or in social media – try to make their victims look dumb, incompetent or […]