Fights & Disagreements In Marriage

Experiencing God’s Grace In My Marriage

Pride.  Many of us have felt the pangs of pride and know how it can cripple.  Jamie gives an account in this article of her marriage and the pride that she was made aware of.  Please let Jamie know if her words encourage you by leaving comments below.  My husband  and I started dating in high school when we were just 15. Opposites attract. We ran in different circles and participated in different extracurricular activities. I was always quite grounded and never much of a risk taker. My husband was a rebel – just one of the reasons I fell in love with him. Fast forward a decade – we married. Seemingly blessed from the beginning, my rebellious better half settled substantially down, we bought

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Happy International Women’s Day – 2011

Today is International Women’s Day!  Starting over 100 years ago with a political agenda to campaign for equality of women’s rights and celebrate the advancement and achievements women have made. With each passing year there are events held worldwide to continue the celebration of women’s achievements, as well as advocating for equality of women’s rights in all aspects of life. There are so many women who make up the community of Unveiled Wife, women from all over the world!  I wanted to take the opportunity today to honor you!  Thank you for being an integral part of a movement to encourage other women and wives on a daily basis.  There are many situations that many of you have endured that are heart breaking, and many

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Abuse – Domestic Violence & A Call For Change

There are things in life that make me drop to my knees and clutch my chest.  An overwhelming pang of anxiety that twists my insides and steals my breathe.  One of those things is abuse, no matter what form. Mental/Emotional abuse: a form of abuse characterized by a person subjecting or exposing another to behavior that may result in psychological trauma, including anxiety, chronic depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder. Such abuse is often associated with situations of power imbalance, such as abusive relationships, bullying, child abuse and in the workplace. Physical abuse: an act of another party involving contact intended to cause feelings of physical pain, injury, or other physical suffering or bodily harm. Spiritual abuse: is the maltreatment of a person in the name

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Why Do Spouses Fight?

There is no such thing as a “perfect marriage!”  Why?  Because there is sin in the world, and marriage involves two sinners.  Although marriage may never be perfect, our goal should always be  1 Peter 1:15 “But just as He who called you is holy, so be holy in all you do; for it is written: “Be holy, because I am holy.” We are called to be holy as God Himself is holy.  However, as we persevere to be holy, we may run into a few residual affects of our sin, one of those being selfishness. How many of you fight with your spouse? I know I do! James 4:1 asks, “What causes fights and quarrels among you?  Don’t they come from your desires that

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Fighting The Cycle In Marriage

Every month around the same time strange happenings occur.  My husband will say or do something that radically offends me.  I try to get him to understand why I was offended or frustrated by him, but we always end up arguing.  I experience a great weight of stress and anxiety, avoiding the one who I was offended by.  When things get quiet, my husband will come to me in gentleness and suggest that maybe I am just sensitive because I might be starting my period.  Once the suggestion is exposed my heart races even more with irritation because I feel like he is overlooking what he did, blaming our argument on my hormones.  This has happened more times then I can count. Do you experience

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Wednesday Rant – We Need To Resist!

This Wednesday Rant is going to be brief, but hopefully powerful!  I was reading Hebrews 12 yesterday and when I read verse 4 my heart sank.  It was one of those moments where you feel like you have never read that verse before and God’s power strikes you to the core.   “In your struggle against sin, you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood.” – Hebrews 12:4   I re-read it a few times and then proceeded to share it with my husband.  I realized that we all struggle with sin, but how many of us resist it to the point of bloodshed.  We don’t need to ask what that looks like because Jesus showed us!  He leads by giving

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