Understanding Our Husbands - Part 2

August 1, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

On the subject of respecting our husbands, it is important to honor our men in the way we communicate with them, both privately and publicly. Our words can strengthen and our words can destroy. The Bible says, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.” (Proverbs 18:21) Talking down to our husbands is belittling and hurtful to them. In my Jamaican culture, this is known as “treating him like a boy.” I shared this example in a couple’s therapy session recently and the term resonated with the husband. His eyes opened wide as he said, “Yes, when she talks to me like that, I feel like a child. It is so humiliating.” Ladies, let’s not wound our ......

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