Lists to Love By for Busy Wives: Simple Steps to the Marriage You Want

Lists to Love By for Busy Wives: Simple Steps to the Marriage You Want

Lists to Love By for Busy Wives: Simple Steps to the Marriage You Want

Lists to Love By for Busy Wives: Simple Steps to the Marriage You Want


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From Mark and Susan Merrill, the founders of Family First, comes a collection of lists created for the busy wife who wishes to strengthen her marriage and love her husband well.

It's no secret that there is a wide emotional gap between men and women. Couples crave love and attention from one another, but they don't always know how to show it. Lists to Love by for Busy Wives presents creative and practical ways for wives to bridge this gap and improve their relationship. These thirty lists will carry wives through an entire month of learning to love their husbands more deeply with advice they will come back to again and again. From lists addressing a wide range of topics, readers will learn to set better expectations for their marriage, to communicate more effectively with their husband, to build a deeper foundation of love in their marriage, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455596805
Publisher: FaithWords
Publication date: 01/03/2017
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 6.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Mark Merrill is the founder and president of Family First, a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping people love their families well. He hosts The Family Minute, a nationally syndicated daily radio program that reaches 5,900,000 listeners each day. He also delivers marriage and parenting wisdom to over 100,000 people each month through his blog and podcast on Mark is a regular Fox and Friends guest and has appeared on NBC's Today show, numerous ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC network affiliates and national radio programs. Mark is also the author of All Pro Dad — Seven Essentials to Be a Hero to Your Kids. Mark and his wife, Susan, live in Tampa, Florida, and have five children.

Susan Merrill is the director of content for Family First and oversees the content creation and digital marketing of all Family First platforms including All Pro Dad, iMOM, Mark Merrill, and the Family Minute. Susan has appeared on a number of television programs, including Stossel on FOX, and was a weekly contributor to NHC affiliate Daytime show. Susan is the author of The Passionate Mom. She is married to Mark Merrill and is the mother of their five children.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

List 1 7 Truths About Marriage 1

List 2 3 Things to Remember About Marriage 9

List 3 5 Powerful Words for Your Marriage 15

List 4 5 Things Wives Should Stop Doing 21

List 5 3 Keys to Unlock the Door to Intimacy 25

List 6 5 Unfair Expectations You May Have of Your Husband 31

List 7 10 Things Husbands Want to Hear from Their Wives 37

List 8 5 Things Husbands Wish Wives Knew 43

List 9 11 Things a Husband and Wife Must Agree On 49

List 10 8 Keys to Understanding What Your Husband Is Really Saying 53

List 11 5 Ways to Harden Your Heart 61

List 12 6 Reasons Your Married Sex Life Lacks Passion 67

List 13 4 Decisions That Define Forgiveness 73

List 14 10 Texts to Send Your Husband in the Next Ten Days 79

List 15 5 Things Your Husband Should Expect You to Be 83

List 16 8 Expectations for a Great Marriage 89

List 17 10 Things You Should Never Say to Your Husband 95

List 18 7 Things You Should Stop Doing to Your Husband in Public 101

List 19 What to Do When You're Not in the Mood 107

List 20 6 Ways to Push Your Husband Away 111

List 21 8 Creative Ways to Flirt with Your Husband 117

List 22 6 Things You Must Know About Your Husband 123

List 23 6 Things to Do When You're Lonely in Marriage 129

List 24 5 Ways to Use Body Language to Connect 135

List 25 10 Ways to Affair-Proof Your Marriage 141

List 26 10 Questions to Ask Your Husband Every Year 149

List 27 7 Things to Avoid When Fighting with Your Husband 155

List 23 5 Kinds of Compliments to Give Your Husband 161

List 29 7 Must Dos and Don'ts for Your Marriage 165

List 30 3 Truths About You 171

Conclusion: Moving Forward 177

Acknowledgments 179

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