After this (almost) milestone in marriage, there are a few things I’ve come to realise that marriage will not do for me.
Thankfully, I knew some of these before I got married, but the past few months have highlighted the rest. In this two-part series, I offer some tips and insights for single parents who’re dating and those who may be dating a parent.
Don’t expect perfection but you are quite at liberty to wait till the men step up the their responsibilities and do what is necessary to become a great husband. It’s the same with a business, a school, or any team and a marriage is a team where the ‘two become ONE flesh’.
And this is why God insists one person must be in charge (in all the right ways and not world’s ways). Well apart from the obvious – that he is physically stringer (in most cases:) someone has to lead. Does it mean he has a ticket to lord it over his woman, or a ticket to bully the woman to accept his stupid ideas – nope – hopefully when that happens she will resist until he sees sense.
"Keep a date night." "Never go to bed angry." "Make your relationship the first priority." "Don't walk out during an argument." Veteran couples further down the road look back on young newlyweds and offer insight for the challenges ahead.
Ultimately deep down most women want a leader – it’s a natural response.
If it’s a ministry to the church, they shouldn’t ask for money, should they?
’ My husband and I chatted online for a couple of weeks and when I realised I kind of liked him, I suggested we meet up for lunch. I know that for some people, two weeks may be a bit soon to meet up with someone you’re chatting with online, but here are five reasons why I think it’s better to meet up sooner rather than later. Dating is something you do or not do, but it’s not a holy activity.
Let alone getting the invites ready for 400 guests… It’s not what you can GET from the marriage – it’s what you can GIVE!
Ladies; all men want sex – Christian or otherwise it makes no difference.