A few weeks before Valentine’s Day, and I was looking up ways to show my dear, sweet husband ways that I appreciate him. I came across this and was very humbled by it. Sometimes in hectic days with whiny children and a to-do list the length of my arm, my husband gets the brunt of all my pent up frustration that I try to hold back from the kids. Some days, there is A LOT of it tucked in there, in every nook and cranny of my mind. The poor man has been assaulted sometimes just for walking through the door. This was such a good reminder of how God calls us to respect our husbands. It is a tall order, for sure, but I think well worth it. 🙂

Loving Life at Home


Actions speak louder than words. You can say you respect your husband, but he’ll have a hard time believing that unless your behavior backs it up.

What does respectful living look like? Here are 25 ways you can communicate respect to your spouse without uttering a word. If you’ll make it your habit to do these things, the next time you tell your husband how much you respect him, he won’t have to wonder if you really mean it.

  1. Choose Joy
    It’s true: A happy wife makes a happy life. Please don’t use moodiness as an attempt to manipulate your man, but in all things rejoice, because that’s the right thing to do. (1 Thessaonians 5:16; Philippians 4:4)
  2. Honor His Wishes
    Give weight to what your husband thinks is important. Make those things a priority that matter most to him, whether it’s having dinner ready when…

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