What Does A Wife Want From Her Husband?
Besides the marriage basics
of my husband caring, giving, trusting, and respecting me, I also want to know
that my husband enjoys spending time with me, even when were not really doing
anything together, but just sitting in the same room together. I trust that he
wouldn't be uncomfortable telling me his feelings about certain issues in his
life because I want to be supportive to him.
I would like to know that
my husband is comfortable in expressing to me what's on his mind. I want to be
my husband's sounding board when he needs to get matters off his chest. Some
things might be left for the guys, and that's ok, but there are also many issues
left just for couples that I feel are sacred between a man and wife. It is those
personal or touchy issues that only husband and wife share in because they are
If my husband doesn't tell
me his feelings, how can I give him what he wants and needs from me? Proper
communication between couples is so very important, especially proper
communication of feelings.
I want my husband to listen
to me. I need that from him. I want to be able to express to my husband my
feelings and thoughts on any given issue or subject going on in my life without
his opinion on the matter, or without him trying to fix it, or worse yet, fix
Often times, I just want
someone else to talk to besides the lady friends in my life. This is what brings
me balance and closeness in my relationship with my husband. I like it when my
husband just sits and listens to me without interrupting with his own thoughts
or advice on the subject. This makes me feel connected to my husband instead of
being married to myself.
I feel good about myself
and marriage when my husband takes the time to hear me out without interjecting
or trying to amend every little issue inside of me. I usually know how to fix
the problem anyway, I just need to get it out of my system first, so I can focus
more of my positive energy on the issue at hand so I can fix it! A
wife needs a supportive husband in this arena.
If I ever do need a
solution to an issue, I will ask my husband what he thinks about it, and most of
the time, ladies, his solution is reasonable and fitting, which makes me wish I
had asked for his advice or opinion earlier. Men are natural born problem solvers, and that is why they
jump on the bandwagon every time they see something needs fixed. I wish they
would put just a little bit more effort into their marriage because there would
be far less divorce in this country if men would put their problem solving
abilities back into their marriages!
Marriage should be an
intimate connection that husband and wife share together as a team. Have you
ever noticed how some couples seem to know how to make the most out of their
marriage? They flatter one another with their personalities and unique
abilities, and they make the most of each other's strengths, and even
This is the kind of
emotional connection a woman needs and wants with her man. She wants to feel
married to her husband, and all he's got to do is listen with a sympathetic ear.
In my articles, I often call this a "labor of love" since both husband
and wife work together as a team, sharing in the tasks of marriage, which
ultimately affects the attitudes of each spouse in a positive way.
In conclusion, what
nourishes a woman's soul? Besides the obvious, which is a spiritual connection
with God, I believe that a wife wants and needs a close attachment and bond with
her husband because it gives her that feeling of sanctity and oneness in
marriage, which is very important to her.
2006 Angie Lewis ~ Heaven Ministries
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