"Why Doesn't My Man Appreciate My Helpful Suggestions?"

"Why Doesn't My Man Appreciate My Helpful Suggestions?"

  If a man has been feeling quite disrespected, he may be particularly sensitive to a woman’s unsolicited advice and suggestions. When a man feels truly respected, he is usually much more open to a woman’s ideas, but women may want to learn how to...
"Do I Get to Punish My Man If He Upsets Me?"

"Do I Get to Punish My Man If He Upsets Me?"

I have a very detailed post about this topic as it relates to a wife and husband on my other blog here, and I go into many ways wives may attempt to punish their husbands as well as what a wife can do if she is unhappy with her husband. But let’s talk a bit...
When a Guy Is Being Completely Inappropriate

When a Guy Is Being Completely Inappropriate

AN ACQUAINTANCE, COWORKER, CLASSMATE, or STRANGER: If a guy you are not even in a relationship with is asking you for naked pictures or casual sex, here are my thoughts: Yes, we can treat men (and women) with respect, honor, dignity, grace, and the love of God. We can...
How Do You Prepare for the Reality of Marriage without Making Marriage an Idol?

How Do You Prepare for the Reality of Marriage without Making Marriage an Idol?

From a single sister in Christ: The background: I am dating a really, really nice guy. He is a believer and I haven’t seen any red flags. I mention this b/c I believe that he is a man of strong, compelling character. Where we differ is in how we express our emotions,...
When He Walks Away

When He Walks Away

There seems to have been a rash of break ups lately. 🙁 How my heart aches for anyone who is experiencing that kind of intense pain and grief. In this post, I am addressing couples who were not yet married. (I have a similar post for wives whose husbands want to...
"If I Obey God, Then He Owes Me a Wonderful Husband and Children, Right?"

"If I Obey God, Then He Owes Me a Wonderful Husband and Children, Right?"

Sometimes we latch on to God’s commands to us to obey Him (i.e.: practicing chastity, not using drugs, not being addicted to alcohol, not lying/cheating/gossiping, loving others, giving to the poor, tithing, practicing honesty, being moral people, going to...