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The Five Respect Needs of Men

Aug 23, 2023 / Wives     

We’ve heard more than once that men crave respect—especially from their wives.  But I think it’s important that we define what sort of respect men are looking for.  So women, here are some respect needs of men.  First, respect his judgment.  Men crave to know that their wife deeply respects the things that make up his judgment: his knowledge, his opinions, and his decisions.  Second, respect his abilities.  This means letting your husband solve a problem and fix what needs fixing, without interrupting or trying to take over.  Third, respect in communication.  Choose your words wisely to be sure you’re building your husband up, not tearing him down.  Be sure to check out the rest of The Five Respect Needs of Men



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