Consider your problems in marriage an opportunity to model maturity for your children.
That doesn’t mean you have to be a doormat or pacify or put up with bad behavior from your husband.
” She says: “They are at the shopping mall buying some new clothes.” He says: [Annoyed and with a raised voice] “What do you mean ‘buying new clothes’? ” She says: [Defensively, feeling hurt and accused] “But there was a sale.
Anyhow, they asked me first, and I said they could go.” He says: [Losing his temper and shouting] “You know I hate it when our girls spend money without consulting me!
Even before you ask your husband to read a book, and before you seek out professional help, there are a few other ways to overcome problems in marriage.
When we try to figure out how to solve problems in marriage, there are clues all around us.
Such a promise can help both of you apply the spirit of the Bible’s counsel: “Let the sun not set with you in a provoked state.” (Ephesians ) Of course, you then need to follow through on your promise.
TRY THIS: Pick a regular time each week when you can discuss family problems.
I’ve been reading a really great marriage book (I’ll share the title with you at the end of this post).
I wanted my husband to read it too, and he actually started it.