10 Things a Husband Needs from His Wife: Everyday Ways to Show Him Love
by Erin Smalley
Pursue the Marriage You’ve Always Desired
You have an incredible amount of influence in your husband’s life! He needs things only you can supply (not just sex)—and some simple choices on your part can bring about big changes in your husband’s heart.
Discover how you can…
- build his self-esteem by giving him affirmation he won’t receive from his friends
- encourage him to grow by noticing what he does right—not what he does wrong
- help him bounce back from mistakes by providing the space and support he needs
- create a cycle of care for one another, rather than a list of obligations
- forge a bond through which he hears and values your messages
As you learn how to show your husband love in everyday ways, you’ll make room in your marriage for deeper connection and lasting satisfaction. The joy you used to dream of finding someday can be yours today as you invest in a fulfilling marriage!
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Erin Smalley earned a bachelor degree in nursing at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. She worked as a labor and delivery nurse for 8 years prior to going back to school for a masters degree in clinical psychology at Evangel University in Springfield, MO.
Erin enjoys speaking at women’s conferences, encouraging women to live in Christ’s freedom. She is especially passionate about motivating women to invest in healthy friendships and relationships. She has enjoyed working with her husband, Dr. Greg Smalley, doing marriage intensives and speaking at marriage enrichment seminars for years. Together the Smalley’s encourage couples toward developing a deeply satisfying marriage.
Erin has published numerous articles for magazines and is also a regular guest on the Focus on the Family daily radio broadcast. She is the co-author of several books which include: Grown Up Girlfriends, Before You Plan Your Wedding, Plan Your Marriage, The Wholehearted Wife, Crazy Little Thing Called Marriage, and her newest release 10 Things A Husband Needs From His Wife.
Currently Erin works alongside her husband at Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs,CO, where her family makes their home. Some of Erin’s favorite hobbies include exercising, reading, hanging out with her family, and bargain shopping. She has been blessed as a biological and adoptive mom of four great children—Taylor (22), Murphy (19), Garrison (15), and Annie (9). Erin says that her three girls have especially blessed her by allowing her to learn alongside of them about female friendships.