Against The Grain

Category Archives:marriage

Happy Fathers Day To My Husband

Happy Fathers Day To My Husband To my amazing husband, We may not share any biological children together but you deserve an amazing fathers day! You put your daughter above your feelings, your money, your pride and your world. Through the very stressful situation we have gone through getting to a place where you are able to be a father to your daughter, you have continued to put my two children on your list of priorities just as high as your own daughter. You financially and emotionally Read More

My Second First Date With My Husband

My Second First Date With My Husband and The Things We So Often Forget I knew my husband was planning to take me on a date tonight but I had no idea what we are doing. I knew that we would have to take separate cars so that had me baffled! Then around 10 am today, he sends me a text. "Hey, I'm wondering if we can finally meet tonight. I love talking to you on the phone but want to take it to the next level so bad. I was thinking that if you come pick me up at my house we can go grab dinner Read More

The Role of the christian wife

Relationships - What we teach our children Part 2 - The role of the christian wife Here is another post that I am sure I will catch some heat for...after posting about respecting my husband there were a few people that were less impressed with the idea of respecting your man! I stand by my belief in the Bible and all that God has done for us! So, I'm moving on with part 2, The role of the christian wife! First a quick overview of the roles God has given woman in the marriage: Care Read More

Sex Before Marriage

Sex Before Marriage Me and my husband teach our kids that sex is for married couples only. I know, I know, its absurd....unrealistic....not the way of the world, right? Why? Why are there so many people against this idea that we should share our most private actives with our spouse? If this idea is something you don't believe in, what are you teaching your children? Are you simply just ignoring the issue or are you having talks with them about how they need to have multiple sex partners Read More

Why Obeying My Husband Is Not A Bad Thing

As I have mentioned in past post, we have strong beliefs about the way relationships work and there are many reasons for that! Lets just say me and my husband have had to get very creative to push through the barriers of our past and we don't want our children to have to do the same. We would much rather teach them by example and by being open about our past struggles and hope they catch onto what we found to be the most satisfying relationship to have with your spouse. First, let me give you a Read More