• Anything You Can Do, She Can Do Better!

    (LeRoy Wagner) Outside of marriage, I felt confident to tackle any challenge, but at home –I felt like I was totally a failure. Kim didn’t realize that her “fierceness” was affecting me that way. It really wasn’t her fault, I should’ve been the spiritual leader, no matter how I felt. You may be a man who was first drawn to your wife—because of her fierceness—but now feel that her fierceness is more than you can handle. In fact, you may have lost your bearings as a man and feel you can do nothing right. You may’ve “checked out” of your marriage relationship emotionally, and may be tempted to check out literally. Before…

  • When Husbands Feel Like a Failure

    (LeRoy Wagner) We weren’t very far into the marriage when I realized that I was way in over my head. I knew I could not be the husband that this woman (who seemed superior to me in every way) needed. I felt I couldn’t do anything right. I went into marriage thinking any woman would be “blessed” to have me, hate to admit that, but it’s true. It didn’t take long for me to be convinced, not only was Kim not “blessed” by me, she could barely stand to be in the same room with me. You may feel like an absolute failure, as I did, but I want to challenge you…

  • The Hardest Conversation We Ever Had

    We fell in love, got married, and lived happily ever after. Well, not exactly. We did “fall in love” in the way most young couples do . . . not really understanding what love is. Even though we were young and immature, we believed that God had brought us together and we committed our lives to one another, but still we didn’t have a clue about real love. No one ever enters marriage expecting that relationship to end up in misery. Five years into our marriage, LeRoy let me know he no longer loved me. Are you there now? Have you lost all hope? We want to extend some hope today, and…