Dr. Debi's Blog for Wise Women
According to Proverbs 14: "A Wise Woman builds her house. But with her own hands, the foolish woman tears hers down." To be a Wise Woman, you must be (a) brave enough to learn the truth about the man you love, (b) confident enough to experiment with & apply what you learn to your own life, and (c) focused on soaking up & sharing the Goodness of God.
Marriage isn't what you think it is. Although many counselors treat marriage as though it is an entity in its own right, it is actually a simple byproduct of the way you treat or mistreat one another. Therefore, you cannot work on it directly. No one can. It just happens. Not magically, of...
As a young wife, I remember longing to have children of my own. And for some reason that only God knows, I just wanted sons. So that’s what He gave me. Three times.
- I don’t recall ever asking the Lord to give me teenagers.
- But at some point, that’s what I ended up with.
Men don't use a lot of words, but they do communicate constantly. The problem is that we often think we know what their behavior means, and we miss the mark completely.
1. Do men experience feelings?
One of those things that we miss the mark on is whether or not a man is even feeling anything at...
Most of us have been taught that Romance naturally fades and gives way to .... What? Boredom? Who wants that???
But that’s what most couples settle for ... that is, if they are really committed to sticking it out together. What a bummer!
Romance is meant to grow and blossom – to...
Sadly, it can be. Especially when we’re unaware of what it takes to create and maintain an intimate connection with someone of the opposite sex.
Nevertheless, we’re intimately familiar with that longing.
The subject of love – especially the romantic kind – has been the...
Your love story matters.
It matters because it belongs to you.
It’s what you know and where you live.
Mostly, it matters to God.
What happened to you growing up matters because it’s how you learned about Life and Love ... and God. Your story has taught you a lot about who you are, and...
This is one of my favorite topics. Who's more complicated men or women? I hear all the time that it's the women that are complicated, and men are really simple. I can't tell you how many times I’ve been at a banquet or a luncheon or a business meeting somewhere, and the conversation goes...
What do men want? The big question of all time has been, “What do women want?” That was Freud’s Big Question, right? We even have a movie (Mel Gibson & Helen Hunt) called What Women Want. That has always seemed to be the big deal.
But I think the bigger mystery is what men...
Being married to a Marine is hard because most Marines keep their armor on 24/7. Fact is, the same is true for most men, no matter their professions. They have all been trained to live as warriors. So what can a wife do?
Being married to a marine this is a tough marriage to cope with. There are...
What immediately comes to mind when a man is unfaithful? Something is clearly wrong. He did make the wrong decision and is responsible for his actions. No excuses.
- But what lies at the core of this temptation?
- How might you respond differently if you knew what was really going on with him?
A Wise Woman builds her house.
But with her own hands the foolish one tears hers down. PROVERBS 14:1