Pursue Your Wife – Part 2: 5 Practical Steps For Husbands
A couple of days ago I talked all about the importance of pursuing your wife. Today we’re going to look at some practical steps for husbands because you know we men need some simple, straight to the point, action item takeaways, am I right?
If you missed it, read Pursue Your Wife – Part 1 here.
Ok, I know some of these things feel awkward for us guys, but it’s often the little things throughout each day that keep her fueled and feeling loved. If you haven’t already, I highly encourage both of you to figure out what your top love languages are. Dr. Gary Chapman wrote an incredible book about this, and there is even a short quiz on his website you can take to discover how each of you feels loved the most. Knowing how she best receives love makes it much easier to pursue your wife.
That’s just a starting point. It’s the foundation. These items need to be at the core of everything you do. We are men, it’s time we step into our role as the leader of the house; not in a commanding, domineering way, but in a loving, Godly way (WWJD–going old school on ya with that reference). It’s time to pursue your wife again (or continue to) and these steps for husbands are a great starting point. There are so many rules to manhood, but the gist of it is having the humility to love, respect, and honor like Christ.
Again, in case you missed it, read Pursue Your Wife – Part 1 here.
We’re Matt and Dayna. Life Enthusiasts in the pursuit of a life enriched in God’s sustaining grace, empowering others to pursue the same. Two very imperfect people who wake up with bad breath, have days (sometimes weeks) of losing our patience, modeling to the world, each other, and our children, a life that points to Christ through our imperfection.
Most days you can find us chasing after our little heartbeats, Luella and Chase (4&2) This dynamic duo plays a big part in the heart behind The Pause Pursuit; a ministry empowering couples and families to slow down to pursue God and each other. In a media-saturated world, the comparison game is real, but so is real life. The Pause Pursuit is a safe place that combines the two. Where real life meets the sustaining power and pursuit of a real Jesus.
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