A post by Jennifer Flanders (Loving Life at Home), because we want marriages to thrive.
I received this question from one of my readers several months ago. I replied privately at the time, but with Valentine’s Day just passed (and all the attendant expectations wives sometimes muster up this time of year), I thought it might be a good idea to share my thoughts on this subject here.
With permission from Kristina over at Kristina Kuzmic.com, I share this delightfully awesome idea for a very cool inexpensive Valentine’s Day:
A few years ago for Valentine’s Day, I told my husband I’d like to take him out. I asked him to wear his best suit, and told him I’d be wearing a gown. We had a reservation at a very nice restaurant.
In every age, people say and believe things that aren’t true but somehow become accepted as “conventional wisdom.”
[A provocative post by Dennis Prager]
The statement “I’m not ready to get married” is a current example. Said by more and more Americans between the ages of 21 and 40 (and some who are older than that), it usually qualifies as both meaningless and untrue. And it is one reason a smaller percentage of Americans are marrying than ever before.
So, here’s a truth that young Americans need to hear:
I share this important Good Man post by Melissa Edgington (with her permission) because we, as women, must learn better how to feed ourselves rather than waiting for someone (a husband) to feed us.
I am constantly seeing different posts on Facebook about the kind of man we ought to marry or the kind we ought to wait for or the kind we deserve.