Counseling the Wife of a Passive Husband (part 2)

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Christian wives with passive husbands are hurting and need counsel in order to choose thoughts, words, and actions that are honoring to Christ. In part one, we looked at two counseling sketches and defined passivity in a husband.  Today, we’ll consider how a counselor might best counsel the wife of a passive husband, including the outworking of anger, self-pity, fear, and loneliness as well … Read More

Counseling the Wife of a Passive Husband (part 1)

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Married to a passive husband? We’ve all heard of the “perfect” husband. He’s attentive and understanding, a lover of the home. And you’ve also read sick stories of wife beaters and serial adulterers. Disgusting! But what if your guy falls has simply “checked out”? Life with him isn’t horrible but it’s lonely. What’s a wife to do? Let’s first see if … Read More

Life as a Wife

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I find it very interesting that we have no record of Adam asking God for a mate, yet God knew he needed a wife and provided just what he needed! Many husbands still remain clueless to how much they really need us – LOL! But God knows, and God built into marriage a teamwork plan that really blesses couples who … Read More

“I am the Lover of my Home!”

Ron AllchinFor Those Seeking Hope2 Comments

I cannot count the number of times I’ve heard men demand to be the leaders of their home, characterizing their role as that of the boss, with their wife expected to follow and respect them as a private would submit to his commanding office, unquestioning. Men may even abuse the intended meaning of the phrase in Eph 5:23, “the husband … Read More

Counseling the ‘Overly Sensitive Wife’

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Are you counseling an “overly sensitive wife’? This article shares a helpful definition as well as insights to helping her and her husband biblically. This article by biblical counselor Andrea Lee appeared first here at The Biblical Counseling Coalition website and used with permission. Touchy. Moody. Easily offended. Has your husband ever said this about you? Does he walk on eggshells around you or … Read More

God’s Love Heals Abuse — a story of hope

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Truly embracing God’s love for you — especially if you’ve experienced the horror of sexual abuse — is the way to hope and healing. Do you want healing too? Read Monica’s story and learn how gospel-centered counseling helped remove stumbling blocks to her faith. Consider biblical counseling for you or a loved one too. This article by biblical counselor Shannon Kay McCoy, featured on Heart2Heart … Read More

How Text Messaging Messes Up Marriage!

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Text messaging: It often interferes with meaningful communication in marriage. How can you tell if text messaging is a problem for you? And what can a married couple do about it? This article by counselor Joshua Waulk appeared first here on his website and is used with permission. (Edited for length–Ed.)   Communication, or a lack thereof, is a common complaint in marriage … Read More

10 Principles for Marriage & Marriage Counseling

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10 Principles for marriage helps couples know what a God-honoring marriage looks like. Biblical counselor Bob Kellemen also includes a link to a one-page PDF document for you to use in your own marriage and with the couples you counsel. These 10 principles for marriage appeared first here on Bob’s website and is used with permission. Gospel-Centered Marriages I’ve done a … Read More