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What Your Husband Really Needs

What Your Husband Really Needs

What happens when your husband comes home?


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March 24, 2007

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Visitor Comments: 29

(29) Bige, May 14, 2010 11:24 AM

Thank you...

Madam Thank u..I will definitely it when I get married..You are right though simple..really important thank you for the piece of wisdom..

(28) Anonymous, March 17, 2008 10:17 AM

He DOESN"T love it!

Lori, I've done it, and he hates it!Especially when I say "I HAVE to get off." Better to say simply- "My husband's home- I'll talk to you later.",
or in his words, "Don't even tell her I am home..." If he's within hearing distance, I just say- "Sorry, I have to go."
After close to 30 years of marriage- I can say- each husband (and wife) are different. Be sensitive to what your husband likes or dislikes!

(27) DB, February 11, 2008 9:40 PM

Just A Little Bit

You've eloquently stated for men what Aretha Franklin stated for women. We have to respect people in the workplace. Why is it that respect isn't often extended in the one place where one wants to feel the most respected - in the home?

(26) Yaffa M., May 31, 2007 6:15 PM

Go Lori!

Lori, you absolutely rock! You don't know how much you just helped me, baruch Hashem. Thank you. Keep rocking!

(25) RJE, May 11, 2007 5:16 PM

Men need respect in the same way that women need love.

What an interesting array of comments! I happen to agree with Lori - strongly. Both men and women need love, and both need respect. But for a man, respect is primary, and for a woman, love is primary. (Yes, I am generalizing.) If a husband told his wife, "I respect you, but I don't love you," she would be devastated. But that is the equivalent of a wife telling her husband, "I love you, but I don't respect you."

There is a book titled "Love & Respect" by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs which covers this topic in great detail.

By the way, in answer to Anonymous, 3/25/2007 10:24:00 PM, "R-E-S-P-E-C-T" was written by Otis Redding, as a message to his wife, two years before Aretha Franklin sang it. (See page 47 in that same book.)

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