Think on these things: Why A Husband Struggles To Pray With His Wife?

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I have to admit something to you. Praying with my wife is a struggle for me. With prayer, while I do pray and pray often, I cannot make the case that I pray enough and as often as I should. Even more so, I cannot make the case that I pray with my wife as much as I should. I don’t have a hard time praying at meal times and in public settings, but somehow praying with my wife is a bit scary and I feel awkward.

I think much of the anxiety that husbands face can be whittled down to a few reasons….excerpt

The Peaceful Wife

By my husband, Greg:

I have to admit something to you. Praying with my wife is a struggle for me. With prayer, while I do pray and pray often, I cannot make the case that I pray enough and as often as I should. Even more so, I cannot make the case that I pray with my wife as much as I should. I don’t have a hard time praying at meal times and in public settings, but somehow praying with my wife is a bit scary and I feel awkward.

I think much of the anxiety that husbands face can be whittled down to a few reasons.

It’s Personal

When you are praying with your wife you know that she knows you better than anyone else, so there is no hiding in front of God. You also know that your wife knows all of your faults and selfish actions…

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