Author: Greg Cassidy

Understanding: Can You Hear Her Now

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 made it to U and this is my second post on Understanding. I like to save money when I can and on occasion that means installing or fixing something that may be out of your comfort zone.  It used to be that your resources were to talk to somebody that has done it before...

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Understanding Cups

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 made it through Closeness and Openness and now begin looking at Understanding. We begin by looking at 1 Peter 3:7, “Husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may...

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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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20 Key Qualities of a “Prudent” Woman

20 Key Qualities of a “Prudent” Woman

The Bible says “a prudent wife is a good gift from the Lord” Prov. 19:14. What does “prudent” mean? wise, understanding, and sensible insightful good congenial (pleasant) understanding Twenty Key Attributes of a Godly, Prudent Woman: She is humbly open to instruction from God and doesn’t pridefully believe she is always right. She monitors her heart for […]

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