What a Wife Most Needs From Her Husband

September 21, 2009

“Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church…” – Ephesians 5:25

Dr. James Dobson was asked, “Why are men so insensitive to women’s needs today?”

He answered, “I question whether men have really changed all that much. I doubt if men ever responded as women preferred. Did the farmer of a century ago come in from the fields to say, ‘Tell me how it went with the kids today’? No. He was as oblivious to his wife’s nature then as husbands are today.”

So men, if you’re struggling to meet your wife’s needs, the Bible gives a few tips:

For physical affection. Not just sex, but a tender touch-a few hugs all through the day.

For security. A wife desires a sense of security, physically, financially and emotionally.

For understanding. This means listening more than telling her what to do.

To think she’s beautiful. She needs reassurance in a society of constant comparison.

For spiritual leadership. Not dictatorships, but servant leadership, like Christ for His church.

These are what a wife needs most from her husband.