Tag Archives: Husbands and Wives

Not Attracted to Your Husband?

I did some research on this topic, because I will be honest with you, it happens to the best of us. “I love my husband but I don’t feel attracted to him…” this apparently is a plight shared by many … Continue reading

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Love

Last year, I began to write on the Fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23): “Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control. Against such things there is no law.” I am currently reminded these days on how LOVE CAN … Continue reading

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So You Want Your Wife to Lose Weight?

This is for the men out there.  Of whom I probably have few following.  But for what it’s worth if you’ve stumbled into my blog… mwah ha ha… Dear Husband– So, you want your wife to lose weight?  Do you … Continue reading

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Be Completely Humble and Gentle…

I’m a bit more active on the blogging in this season for several reasons: 1) to see how things progress in this difficult time; 2) to check in with my sanity; 3) and hopefully, to show some progress out of … Continue reading

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Weary

My amazing BFFL describes it as the mountains and valleys.  And she’s reconciled that in her marriage.  She just keeps looking forward to those mountain moments. Marriage isn’t smooth sailing for many people.  It certainly isn’t for us. Most of … Continue reading

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Why Is Communication in Marriage so Hard?

We’ve made it through another few days.  I suppose that’s something.  I need to be grateful for that. He has been diligently reading away, marriage books.  Love and Respect (The Love She Most Desires); The Respect He Most Needs); The … Continue reading

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Apathy

I love world rhythms, I love international cultures.  Today I was around these things, and the joy I normally feel did not bubble up in me.  And the irony made me really sad. How does this happen? Where does apathy … Continue reading

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Sex, Marriage, and the 10-90

I have a tough time rolling with the punches, the ups and downs of life.  When there are downs, my world seems dark and hopeless, and I temporarily forget to think about all of the positives and good things. My … Continue reading

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Needing– and NOT Needing– Him

It’s nine o’clock in the morning and I’ve already been up for over 4 hours. It’s partly the jet lag that just won’t resolve. And it’s partly because I drove him to the airport very early. I’m starting to write … Continue reading

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Life’s Ebb and Flow, God’s Timing?

I’m almost 59. And that’s one year from 60. He’s nearly 64. In many ways I don’t feel that old. Yes, my knees ache after intense hiking and climbing (today it’s 29 flights and over 4 miles). I have an … Continue reading

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