5 Ways to Love Your Man When He Doesn’t Listen

Listening in Marriage - This post offers 5 ways to love your spouse when he doesn't listen to you. #coverwithlove #loveyourman #marriage #listen #forgive

Have you ever found yourself sharing something really close to your heart with your mate, only to realize he or she is far, far away? Not really listening at all? Ouch!

In my marriage, this has been done to me and, quite frankly, done by me to my husband more times than I can count!

It’s so easy to let the distractions of life interfere, especially in a phone-obsessed world.

Listening in Marriage - This post offers 5 ways to love your spouse when he doesn't listen to you. #coverwithlove #loveyourman #marriage #listen #forgive

We have people nipping at our heels every second of the day, at least when we let our phones do the dictating. Don’t get me started on how this plays out in a household full of children interrupting every adult conversation!

Many years ago, in an effort to stay connected, my hubby and I chose to carve out Friday as our day off. We’ve spent this dedicated day doing fun things together for decades now. So on this particular day, I have a higher than normal expectation to be listened to by my husband.

Though, I will say that I’m never happy to discover he hasn’t been listening to me no matter what or when!

Sadly, we’ve gotten into … Click here to read the rest of this article over at Melanie Redd’s glorious blog!

Also, be sure to come back Sunday evening when my blogger friend Stacey Pardoe will be joining me in my Lessons Learned in Marriage series. She will be sharing some of the lessons she’s learned from the parenting conflicts she’s had in marriage. It’s one you won’t want to miss! See the graphic below for all of the other bloggers who are guest posting in my series.

Marriage Lessons - Blog Series with first-hand accounts of lessons learned in marriage. #bloggers #authors #marriagelessons #lessons

Here are some lovely linkups I join –  Recharge WednesdayPorch Stories LinkupBreak Through Homeschooling LinkupCoffee for Your HeartWorth Beyond Rubies WednesdayEncouraging Word WednesdaySitting Among FriendsDestination InspirationGrace Moments LinkupImparting GraceTune in ThursdayHeart EncouragementMoments of HopeGrace and TruthFaith and FriendsBlogger Voices NetworkFaith on Fire FridayFresh Market Friday, and DanceWithJesusFriday


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