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20 things you should be doing for your wife on a regular basis

Men, how many of these things are you doing consistently?

20 things you should be doing for your wife on a regular basis

Men, how many of these things are you doing consistently?
  • Being an awesome husband starts with putting your wife first. And of course, vice versa. Here are a few things you can start doing for your wife on a regular basis:

  • 1. Cuddle with her

  • Physical needs between men and women are so different. There are various ways to be intimate so keep her needs in mind. Hint: cuddling is a good start.

  • 2. Don't expect your wife to "owe you"

  • Now that the cuddling is over, it's your turn, amiright? Although sexual intimacy is crucial in a happy marriage, your wife doesn't want to feel like she owes you a favor.

  • 3. Bring home dinner

  • If it's been a particular crazy day for your wife, the last thing she wants to do is make dinner. Give her a night off every once in a while, either by bringing home some takeout or cooking yourself.

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  • 4. Take the kids out

  • Speaking of crazy days, another sweet act you could often do is taking the kids out for an hour or so. Whenever I am feeling overwhelmed, my husband quickly takes the hint and lets me have some quiet time.

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  • 5. Be a gentleman

  • When you were dating, you did everything you could to woo your wife. Then life happened. It doesn't take much thought or energy to act like a man. Open her door, and not just when you're on a date. Open it every time. Speak kindly to her, about her and about others.

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  • 6. Listen without fixing

  • If you haven't seen the video about the nail in the forehead, you must! It is ridiculous and illogical, but it is the truth. This is how women work. Go against your every instinct, and just be there and listen.

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  • 7. Compliment her

  • You think your wife is beautiful, you think she's funny, you think she's smart. You admire her in so many ways. Have you told her lately?

  • 8. Pray with her

  • A good husband prays for his wife daily. A great husband prays with her.

  • 9. Ask her out

  • I've been married for nearly 14 years, and one thing that still gives me butterflies is when my hubby actually calls me to ask me out. It is so much more romantic than a "Hey, the baby needs a diaper change and we s