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The Good Wife: 3 signs you are nagging wife

Updated March 8, 2021 Do you struggle with being a nagging wife? Or maybe you are quietly thinking to yourself, I am not sure if I am nagging wife. Ask yourself, how many times have you strongly asked your husband these questions? When are you going to pick up your socks?You bought all these groceries but didn’t pick up the one thing I wanted.Why am I the one who is always helping the kids with their homework?That’s not how it’s done.Nag. Nag. Nag. Does this sound like you? Oh, it sounded[...]

better sex

Better sex: How to spice up your sex life in marriage

Do you ever feel like you need to spice up your sex life in marriage? Between taking care of your family, building a career, and being available to help in your community, sex can easily become the ignored area of your marriage. Think about it? How often have you given yourself to everything else and everyone else to be too tired to have sex with your husband? You put off sex one day. Then the next day. Before you know it, an entire week has gone by without even being intimate with your spouse once. Yo[...]

I hear you

I hear you: 3 tips to become a better listener in your marriage

Okay, I will be the first to admit, listening was (sometimes still is) my best skill as a wife in those beginning years. It took some time, multiple mistakes, and hard conversations for me to learn how to become a better listener to my hubby. I had good intentions, but good intentions are not enough when it comes to effectively communicating and listening to your husband. Nope. I heard what I wanted to hear or listened so that I could respond. Then it hit me. What if instead of saying, “I am li[...]

Living whole: 3 ways to let your spouse help you deal with trauma

Trauma is hard. It creates a jumble of emotions. You find yourself feeling vulnerable, exposed, angry, and unsafe, even with the people you love and trust the most. Even with the best of intentions, when we have experienced trauma, it can find a way into our marriages. It finds a way to hide in the deepest, darkest places in our hearts (especially when we have not taken the time to acknowledge our trauma or get help). We have arguments about things that don't matter. We say things we don't mean. We hold on[...]