Tag Archives: One Flesh Marriage

Husband Bashing

Kate says . . .

Sometimes it’s so easy and you just can’t resist. You are out with a bunch of girlfriends and you all start talking about your husbands. One thing leads to another and you are all in comradery about your husbands. Only the comradery is about the ways that your husbands are lacking. I get it! I really do. Yet if I am honest with you, and I hope that I always am, it needs to stop.

A Few Good Ladies

We will all have times we need to talk to a friend about what is happening in our marriage. One of the biggest issues with husband bashing is who we talk to. I have a few dear “marriage positive” friends that I trust all of me, with and that includes my marriage. They are the ladies I go to when I need to talk, ask for prayer, to be challenged or encouraged. They are the voices I allow in, and only them. There is a key to understanding why; they don’t allow me to stay stuck in that place. If you have friends who are struggling deeply in their marriage or who hold different values about marriage, they should not ever be the voice you allow when you are struggling. Continue Reading

5 Ways to Protect Your Marriage

Kate says . . . So recently I posted 7 Ways to Prioritize Your Marriage, which is so important. Our marriage needs all of that intentional attention. Today though I’d like to explore what else our marriage needs and that is to be mightily protected. Just as prioritizing marriage is huge, so is being intentional… Continue Reading