being a wife

Philippines
August 13, 2007 9:33pm CST
how to be a good wife to our husbands, do's and don'ts, how to take your responsibilities as the wife
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@kezz27 (27)
14 Aug 07
To be a good Wife I: Trust Respect Honor Love But I also think its important to have equal roles in the household and to have date time - where we still really do go on a date together - this keeps thing fresh and romantic.
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• Philippines
15 Aug 07
But what if your husband is not into romance?I think we wives should give quality time to our hubbies and kids
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@kezz27 (27)
16 Aug 07
Romance works for us but the dates are more about quality time than anything else - It simply gives us one night a month when we go for dinner or the cinema or whatever enjoy ourselves but act as if we are still dating rather than married - I know it sounds crazy but it really works
@faith210 (11233)
• Philippines
14 Aug 07
Hi melody08! I do not have all the answers for this but I am learning as time passes. I give my husband the love and care, respect his own individuality and support him in his endeavors...I listen to his thoughts and in what he wanted to say...I give him space and time for himself...I trust him and make him know that I believe in him...and I am blessed that he treats me this way too. According to him, I am a good wife (Haha...) and he wanted no one else and nothing else but to grow old with me. Have a nice day and take care.
• Philippines
14 Aug 07
we've been together for 3 years and on our first year of marriage it doesn't end well because we fought a lot and argued most of the time. It's like that getting married is just a mistake. But i realized now that he's working abroad that i missed those quarrels and fightings. In general i just miss him. being a good wife i think that we trust our husband. just be beside and support them in all the decisions that he will make. And thank him for being a good provider, a good father to his kids and a loving husband, right
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@faith210 (11233)
• Philippines
15 Aug 07
Hi melody08! Yes, you are right to say that we should thank the hubbies for the good things they are doing for us...make them feel their importance in our lives. And it's just normal to have fights and misunderstandings because those things will always teach us lessons and after such fights we end up growing in the relationship. But always remember to show them and make them realize that we are also important in their lives and that we should be treated the way they want to be treated too. Have a nice day and take care.
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@wdiong (1817)
• Singapore
14 Aug 07
Just to share ..... A good wife will try to treat her man with respect. Much of learning how to be respectful toward your husband has to do with the way you talk to him. The old phrase “It’s not so much what you say but how you say it” should become a wife’s motto. This doesn’t mean you need to be careful what you say to your husband – just be respectful in the way you say it. Ironically, good communication between men and women can be quite frustrating. However, a good wife will seek to discover what’s on her mind and find a way to express herself to her husband. Often, men and women will make a joint decision – while the man thinks she’s in agreement with him – but only to discover later that she thought the decision was a bad idea. Work to be pleasant toward your husband. Don’t be one of those people who makes everyone around you feel bad just because you’ve had a hard day. Good things will come from being pleasant. It’s a decision – just decide to be pleasant. But if you can’t be pleasant – make a decision not to bring him down with you.
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@minsmins (162)
• Philippines
14 Aug 07
applause! ü very well said.. "RESPECT" is the keyword.. what else can I add? hehe ü
@ayris77 (1304)
• Malaysia
14 Aug 07
Being a wife is;;;;(from the heart of a man) 1.Always know how to give full commitment to his family 2.Always give trust to his husband 3.Always give an appreaciate to his husband efforts to find a money for a family 4.Devotion!
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@rinaaus (1203)
• Australia
14 Aug 07
Do whatever you think and you know it's good for both of us, or at least not harm to us. Don't do something that may harm to one of us.
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• United States
17 Aug 07
I think the most important thing we can do for our husbands is learn how to communicate effectively with them. Women and men communicate differently. In fact, each person has their own way of communicating and its something we have to work at. For us women, we want love...men want respect. They equate respect to love. We have to learn to communicate our love for them through respect. Tell them thank you for providing for the family. Remind them how much we appreciate them and all they do for us. And even when you don't think he deserves respect, give it anyway...you will find it ignites a whole new level of him giving love to you. Be faithful to your husband, devoted to your family, and it will all fall into place over time.