How do you respond when you hear from your wife, "Not tonight, honey"? Your response may range from confusion and hurt to impatience and anger. Whether you're hearing the words for the first time or are beginning to think you'll never hear any others, you struggle with how to respond. You want to be a good husband, but you also want her to be a good wife!
Rob Green walks through the various ways men respond to their wives' sexual rejection and calls husbands back to Christ's foundational call to love their wives as Christ loves the church. By reminding men that sexual intimacy is an expression of love that finds its context in a marriage built on safely and security, he offers helpful instruction on how to love well and continue to build relationship.
Rob Green, MDiv, PhD, is the pastor of Counseling and Seminary Ministries at Faith Church (Lafayette, Indiana). He is also a member of the council board of the Biblical Counseling Coalition as well as instructor and counselor at Faith Biblical Counseling. He is the author of Tying the Knot: A Premarital Guide to a Strong and Lasting Marriage; and the minibooks A Father's Guide to Raising Boys; Can We Talk?; Leaving Your Family Behind; Not Tonight Honey; and Reuniting After Military Deployment.
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