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Obsessions

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Men are a different sort of people that are very hard for us more emotionally balanced females to understand. To prove this statement I would like to bring to your attention one very bad male quirk. They become obsessed with something: their jobs, a project (meaningful or otherwise), a sport or hobby, or any number of “I'm too busy” projects. I know most of you ladies in our readership have assumed Mike is the perfect husband. I can't imagine what gave you that idea. Here is a true story of just what a rotten fellow he used to be. Now,… Read More
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Nagging Wives and Hurtful Husbands

Michael Pearl

“I struggle with being a nagging wife. I have been married seven years, and it seems we fight a lot more than we used to. how can I stop nagging?”

October 2018
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Married to a Visionary

Karen Sargent

When I was a young girl, most of the examples of good marriages in my life—my parents, my grandparents, a close aunt and uncle—were of women married to Steady men. So naturally, that’s how I envisioned my own would be. I didn’t know what I was getting when I got a classic Visionary.

October 2018
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From Mr. Steady’s Wife

A friend of the ministry

I am married to a Mr. Steady. He is sweet, loving, patient, and good to me. Is there such a thing as Mrs. Command Lady? If so, that’s me. But this command lady is learning that everything about our marriage is better when Mr. Steady is in control.

August 2018
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A Letter from Mr. Visionary

A friend of the ministry

I have come to realize that as I continue on my dream-journey with a good wife who supports me, well, God is good!

April 2018
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The Nature of Man and Woman

Beth Determan

Learning to trust my husband was the beginning. Letting him lead, hearing the words come out of my mouth, “I fully, 100% trust you with my family, with the decisions that need to be made, with however you feel like we should do,” was giving him back his manhood.

April 2018
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Who Is Your Man?

Debi Pearl

Every young bride has a preconceived notion of what her husband should be like. When she realizes that he fails to meet that standard, she spends the remainder of their marriage trying to change him. A bride’s foundational mistake is … Read more

February 2018
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“I Am That Woman”

A friend of the ministry

Dear Debi, A few months after my husband and I married, I found myself in the pit of emotional distress and feeling like maybe my marriage wasn’t going to make it. About that time I received your book, Created to … Read more

December 2017
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Better Late Than Never

Debi Pearl and Friends

When my husband left me I was shocked, hurt, and humiliated. Now that the years have passed, I can be honest and say that the humiliation was by far the worst of my pain. I simply assumed he couldn’t live … Read more

December 2017
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Mike Answers

Michael Pearl

My husband is very much both Visionary and Kingly, so he will come up with “let’s do this,” while his idea is totally foreign and too big to be practical; yet he’s Kingly, so “it’s the law now, so follow.”

October 2017
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Debi Answers

Debi Pearl

My wife is upset with my inability to know what she needs without her having to say something… what should I do?

October 2017
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