Month: May 2017

6 Ways Your Wife Can Feel You Are Open To Her

We have been looking at Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs and specifically at how husbands can show love to their wife. Dr. Eggerichs uses 6 basic areas to express how a husband can do this and they follow the letters C-O-U-P-L-E. Today, we finish looking at the second letter in C-O-U-P-L-E and that is Openness. Most husbands don’t tend to fluctuate quickly between extremes but may over time move in a particular direction. That is why when a guy realizes he may be at the closed down stage it might not be like flipping on a light...

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Why Men Stop Being Open?

We have been looking at Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs and specifically at how husbands can show love to their wife.  Dr. Eggerichs uses 6 basic areas to express how a husband can do this and they follow the letters C-O-U-P-L-E.  Today, we continue looking at the second letter in C-O-U-P-L-E and that is Openness. So, I would like to look at why men stop being open with their wife.  For some reason, a guy will go through a courtship with a young lady and be fully open, sharing his thoughts, dreams, fears, hopes, and failures.  It...

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Christmas Lights: Expressive-Responsive or Compartmentalized

We have been looking at Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs and specifically at how husbands can show love to their wife.  Dr. Eggerichs uses 6 basic areas to express how a husband can do this and they follow the letters C-O-U-P-L-E.  Today, we start the second letter in C-O-U-P-L-E and that is Openness. I am a very passive person in general and so I have always felt that openness is not one of my strong suits.  I like to know my thoughts and I am happy to keep them to myself.  I have posted previously that for...

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7 Things You Can Do That Will Help Your Wife Feel Close To You

We have been looking at Love and Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs and specifically at how husbands can show love to their wife.  Dr. Eggerichs uses 6 basic areas to express how a husband can do this and they follow the letters C-O-U-P-L-E.  We have been looking at closeness for several weeks and we are going to finish up that topic today. When it comes to finding closeness the problem is often boiled down to the differences in a man and a woman’s ideas of what closeness is.  A man can feel close to his wife by her being...

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