There are many ways to be a good husband. Providing your family’s material needs is one thing, but it’s also important not to lose sight of what (or who) truly matters.
Have you been so stressed out at work? Are you investing all of your time, thoughts, and emotions on climbing the ladder of success that you have set aside the emotional needs of your wife. It’s not to late to make a change. Do you want to know why you should strive for balance and do you want to place making your wife happy at the top of your list of priorities?
If you’ve been more ‘married’ to your job than your wife, then this is for you.
1. It will make your marriage stronger
Placing your wife above your own professional journey will do wonders in strengthening your bond. It will help you weather life’s challenges because you are so in tune with one another’s needs and dreams. It will make her feel heard, appreciated, and valued. In effect, it will nurture good communication and openness, inspiring you both to grow and thrive together.
2. It will keep you faithful
Being tied to your career can often force you to lose sight of the value of commitment. It can also make you vulnerable to temptation, especially since it steals time and energy from your marriage.
3. It will make you better at your job
Making your wife a priority will help you make smarter goals. There will always be another fire at work to put out. There will always be a new project to focus on. But recalibrating your priorities help you decide what truly matters at the end of the day. No longer do you need to kill yourself working overtime just to earn more, because you know that coming home to share a meal together is truly priceless.
4. It will help you become better parents
We previously discussed how placing your marriage above your kids can help you become even better parents. Having a happy marriage and loving your wife can also help your kids form a healthy view of relationships as you grow up.
5. It will inspire your wife to go for her dreams
According to a recent study, many couples prioritize the husband’s career over everything. This causes the wife’s personal fulfillment to take the backseat. Marriage is about compromise. Don’t forget that your wife has dreams, too, and it doesn’t necessarily go away once she becomes a wife and mom. Value her journey and let her know you believe in her and will support her just as much as she has supported you!
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