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Men Perceive “Emotions” as Way More Than Crying

Men Perceive “Emotions” as Way More Than Crying

We always say that men are uncomfortable with emotions.  But what does that really mean?  What do they consider to be part of the “emotional” realm?  It can’t be that men have no emotions.  Rather, men display emotion differently than women.  Biological architecture of male brains enables them to experience the four basic emotions – sadness, happiness, anger, and fear…read more →

Husband Duck

Husband Duck

I know that probably the only reason this touched me so much is that I’m sleep deprived from too many 3:30 a.m. wake-ups for early flights BUT I just had to share this picture.  I drove into a busy gas station this morning and saw this husband duck hovering protectively over his wife, who was sitting in the middle of…read more →

Don’t Freak Out!

Don’t Freak Out!

Don’t Freak Out! That advice seems so simple in theory, but if you have children — especially teens and tweens — it is pretty natural to react in a way that they interpret as ‘freaking out’, which shuts down lines of communication without you ever realizing it. I must have gotten 20 plus texts the other weekend, it was hilarious….read more →

Depression Bandaid

Depression Bandaid

Struggling with depression in your marriage?  Be encouraged with this article and know that you are not alone. One of my foundational teachings from my research is that we women want (and need) our husbands to love us even when we are unlovely, while men need us to respect them even when they may make mistakes. I have tons of resources…read more →

He Really Does Want Romance

He Really Does Want Romance

Many women assume that men really don’t care about romance at all.  You might be surprised! Listen to this  5 minute audio message with Dennis Rainey and Shaunti on Family Life with a few guy’s response to the question “If you had to plan a romantic evening with your wife or girlfriend, how confident would you be about doing that?”

Welcome to My New Blog Page

I will be posting a variety of blogs a couple of times each week – some will be video form, others audios, and sometimes I will link to another article or video I think is really awesome, a few articles from guest writers, and of course I will post lots of articles myself. And just for this week in honor…read more →

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For any particular audience (for women, for men, for parents, etc.) click on one or more “Display Only” buttons at the top or the bottom of the Resource page to limit the list by type of content, such as just audio or articles and videos only.    

How Do I Respect Him When He Doesn’t Love Me?

How Do I Respect Him When He Doesn’t Love Me?

How do I respect him when he doesn’t love me? By Jackie Coleman Monterey, California, Tuesday evening, 6:30 p.m. · Tires screech into the driveway, and the garage door slams shut. He throws his briefcase into the corner of the kitchen, lets out an abbreviated grunt when you ask him how his day was, then mutters, “What’s for dinner?” Atlanta,…read more →

How Can I Get My Wife to Understand How Important Sex is to Me?

How Can I Get My Wife to Understand How Important Sex is to Me?

How can I get my wife to understand how important sex is to me? by Jackie Coleman Let’s look at the options: 1. Being romantic just to get sex will be seen as manipulative. 2. Hinting at your desires will most likely push her further away. 3. Not doing anything about it will make you resentful. Fortunately, there’s a better…read more →