#92: 3 Ways to Practice Patience in Your Marriage (Podcast)

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I’ll be the first to admit that patience has never been a strength of mine. I function best when things go on time and according to plan. So when that doesn’t happen, my natural reaction is to get frustrated and become impatient. Impatience is a common trait that many of us struggle with in our lives and in our marriages. So is there any solution?

Well, on today’s podcast, my wife, Susan, and I will be sharing 3 key ways to practice patience in your marriage.

7 Things to Do for Your Spouse in the Next 7 Days

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It’s all too easy to put ourselves first. We spend our time doing what makes us happiest. We make decisions based on what makes us happiest. And we put our efforts into what makes us happiest. But this week, I’d like to challenge you to put your spouse first.

So if you’re up for the challenge, here are 7 simple things to do for your spouse in the next 7 days.

Monday: Send an encouraging text to start your spouse’s week off right.

There’s nothing like a compliment to get the week rolling in the right direction. So shoot your spouse a quick text like I love being married to you! or You’re gonna do great at work today! These 10 things wives want to hear from their husbands and 10 things husbands want to hear from their wives will give you some ideas as well.

See what to do for your spouse for the rest of the week.

#91: Needs of Women Vs Needs of Men (Podcast)

needs of women

We’ve all heard the common phrase: Men are from Mars and women are from Venus. So how can we create successful marriages between two opposite people? Well, it’s all about recognizing and understanding the needs of women versus the needs of men.

So on today’s podcast, we’ll be talking with keynote speaker and best-selling author Rick Johnson about the needs of women versus the needs of men based on his most recent book, Romancing Your Better Half.