All tagged Friendship

The Importance of Deep Conversations in your Marriage

The need for intimate conversation is essential for women to feel safe, loved and important to their spouses.  Conversation is not something that comes naturally to most men, but it is a skill that can be developed.  As a communication specialist, I think I am qualified to offer a little help.  As a wife of 32 years to a naturally introverted engineer, I know I can 😊! Keep reading!

Love and Respect

God knew that inside each man and woman there would live a struggle.  This struggle would revolve around issues inside a man’s heart and in a women’s mind.  God knew men would have little difficulty loving themselves and that women would desire to rule over their husband.  I do not for a minute believe that either struggle was shocking to God.  He created Adam and Eve and fellowshipped with them as they lived in the Garden of Eden.

Got My Bags Packed!

Now, I love a spontaneous adventure as much as the next girl, but I don't want the entirety of my life to be such.  Jody and I do and have discussed the plans for almost everything.  Early on, we discussed what concepts did we wanted our children to embrace during their childhood and what holiday traditions did we want to incorporate into our family in order to bring a sense of family unity and a dependence on God.  Later, we discussed what joint physical fitness goals we wanted and what financial security goals we believed we needed, and we discussed how each would contribute to meet this accomplishment.