It has been said that one of the best ways to love a wife is to love her children. One mom shared with us that each night when her husband tucks their 2 girls in bed, he says to them:
"I'll always love you no matter what. I'll always be proud of you no matter what. And you can talk to me about anything."
Recently this couple went through a rough patch in their marriage that resulted in them hearing about the Love & Respect principles. This husband made a decision to adapt what he was saying to his daughters each night, to his wife:
"I love you. I'm proud of you. And I'll never leave you."
With these few words, this husband is showing his wife 3 key principles from COUPLE daily: Closeness, Loyalty, and Esteem. She shared how she feels comforted each night by his words. And as a Dad, he is giving his 2 little girls the powerful gifts of unconditional love, esteem, understanding and loyalty. Priceless gifts!
Men, will you take this Mother’s Day as an opportunity to affirm the women you love? There are many simple ways you can communicate your love and appreciation for the women who serve and love others tirelessly. Whether it’s your Mom or Mother-in-law, your wife or your daughter, your simple words of affirmation ensure comfort and a lasting legacy. This is the gift that keeps on giving through the generations!