There it was…glaring up at me as if to remind me that my well-ordered life could be catapulted into chaos in an instant. I must confess to a not-so-generous reaction when I was summoned for jury duty recently. Sadly, my thought process was not, “Oh, good, I have always strongly supported the notion of a […]
If it seems like your wife is picking fights, it’s not to be cruel; she is subconsciously making sure you love her, no matter what.
While we women enjoy hearing our man tell us “I love you” often to reassure us of his love, men are not affected by hearing us say, “Honey, I respect you” but they do love to hear things like “I’m so proud of you” and “I trust you.” But signaling respect to our man goes […]
Ladies, if you think crying when feeling unloved is an acceptable response during a relational conflict, would you be surprised to know that anger is often a man’s response to feeling disrespected during relational conflict? Pause and let that sink in. Before we clobber the guys about the need for Anger Management 101 let’s put […]
Women often unintentionally push their man away when she’s hurt and upset about something to see if he really loves her enough to pursue her. We can be prickly and unloving when we feel insecure or hurt. But usually what we need in that moment when we are the most difficult to love, is a […]