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How to Show Your Wife You Love Her

Your wife wants to be celebrated, cherished, and loved.  So here are 4 simple ways to show your wife you love her. First, write your love story and share it with her. Write about how you met, how you fell in love, and how you knew she was “the one.” Second, put together a video collage of your life together. Be sure to include old pictures and home video clips.  Next, create a book of encouragement. Secretly ask...
May 19, 2023 / Husbands

Every Man's Battle with Steve Arterburn

We’re constantly being bombarded by sexual images—in movies, magazines, television…the list goes on and on. And unfortunately, these seemingly small temptations have the power to ruin relationships. But instead of giving up and giving in, here are 3 ways to fight against sexual temptation. First, fight with your eyes. When tempted, don’t take that second look. Second, fight with your mind. Instead of dwelling on...
May 16, 2023 / Husbands

Marital Train of Thought

As you're listening to your wife explain a situation or problem, here are a couple of questions to ask yourself: "How does she feel as she’s telling me this?" and "Why is this important to her?" One of the biggest challenges in marital communication is not understanding the emotion and motive behind the message. So, the next time you're not quite following your wife's train of thought, instead of pushing her to...
Apr 18, 2023 / Husbands

6 Life Hacks for Husbands

"Life Hacks” are clever tips and tricks that can be used to solve an everyday problem a person may be facing. So to help make your job as a husband a little easier, here are some life hacks for husbands.  First, check out the Love Your Wife Well Life Hack.  It includes love actions to show your spouse—things like writing notes, planning a great date, and making the bed for your wife.  Next, check out the Watch...
Mar 03, 2023 / Husbands

10 Things Wives Want to Hear from Husbands

Yesterday we talked about what a husband wants to hear from his wife.  Today we’ll talk about the 10 things wives want to hear from their husbands.  So men, here’s what you can say.  Number one… “Thanks for all you do for our family.”  Number two… “You are a great mom and wife.”  Three… “Let me do that for you.”  Four… “I love you so much.”  Be sure to tell your wife the rest of the 10 things wives want to hear...
Feb 03, 2023 / Husbands

7 Things Your Wife Should Expect from You

Your marriage has some nonnegotiables—a list of things your wife should be able to expect from you. Here are a few of them. First, trustworthy. That means you are who you say you are and will do what you say you’ll do. Second, faithful…not giving yourself away in any way to another woman…physically, mentally, or emotionally. Third, protector. Your wife and your children need to feel safe and protected—and not just...
Jul 20, 2015 / Husbands

10 Texts to Send Your Wife in the Next 10 Days

Texting can be a great way to send a much needed note to your wife. So I’m challenging you and husbands everywhere to send 10 encouraging text messages to your wife in the next 10 days. On the first day, text her: “Today’s been rough, but thinking of us helps me see again how much it’s all worth it.” Day 2, text her: “You’re my best reason to go to bed at night and my best reason to get up in the morning.” It...
Jun 15, 2015 / Husbands



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