Setting Aside Time
By David Chadwick
If a husband and wife are one flesh (Ephesians 5:31), the wife often should feel warning signs for her husband. What then are some practical things husbands can do to give our wives the best opportunity to speak to us and help us not step in stuff we shouldn’t?
Above all else, set aside time regularly to be together and alone. It’s an essential. You can’t trust your wife’s gut, hear what she may be sensing, unless you spend time together.
Next, when together, make sure you ask her opinion about issues in your life. Desire her honest perspective. If something doesn’t make sense, ask for clarification.
Finally, once you understand what she is saying, take action. If it’s about a person, take a step back and analyze the situation. Or, you may need to run in the other direction.
Trust me – you’ll be glad you did.
Listen to your wife’s intuition. I’ve learned through the years that when I do, I have pinned a badge of honor on Marilynn that she gladly wears. I have fewer problems.
And more and more oneness occurs between Marilynn and me.
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