I am the same for him. I wouldn't really say I love one more than the other just love them in different ways. Am I functioning off my own to-do lists daily? I've worked from home as a writer ever since. The silence was so heavy it pressed on my heart like a vise. I do think that you and your spouse should be a couple who is raising your kids. If you put first things first, all else will naturally follow.
At these moments it is very important for you to control your protective motherly instinct. When she was a baby however, it would have been my wife hands down. Many times couples complain that the marital disharmony started in their marriage after the arrival of the baby. But unfortunately, the new mother feels an immense amount of pressure on herself to show love and care to the child that she often forgets that her husband exists. You are in the water and are the only one who has fresh water. Go love her as your earthly best.
When I gave birth to my daughter, we weren't looking to fix our marriage with a baby. They were to complement the lives of their parents, rather than detract from them. When the father pulled in the driveway and saw his daughter bleeding, he grabbed her by the arm to get her quickly to the hospital. It undermines the respect they are meant to have for each parent, and it sets an example for what kind of relationship to accept as adults themselves. But even if my kids turned criminal or turned against me, I'd stick to them. We are not just chosen by our spouse.
Learn to love the new. When she makes a mistake or lets us down, it doesn't decrease the love, it makes us work harder. Is it easy to show affection to your spouse after the birth of the child? She told me, my father is the no 1 person in her life. We weren't on two different pages— and the other just going along for the ride. My question is :Do you love your spouse more than kids? I still loved my man, and I was committed to making our home the very best I could for him, but not with him. Loving me best doesn't make him feel like a bad father. I have no doubt that I will have an easier relationship with one child or the other, but that doesn't equate to loving one more or less.
Why parents love their child more than their spouse. They cannot fulfill the needs that need to be met as the number one priority in your life. Even When You Think You Are Right If there is anything I am sure of, during or after a conflict with my builder, it is this: I am right. I thought I was being noble by not calling that one out. Today, she feels surprised at herself for thinking like that. This is how a religion persecutes a heretic. Many of the with younger children that I see in my private practice find themselves exhausted, angry, and disconnected in their marriage.
They should not have to choose which parent is right or wrong or which parent to love. I wouldn't really say I love one more than the other just love them in different ways. You honor yourself when you put your spouse first. He walked slowly from the sink, and the scent of lumber, sun, and air was fresh in his passing. I relish spending time with them. Of course I would have to live.
You can't quantify that, or at least I can't quantify it. The mistake many moms make is they believe that if they are a good mother, their husband will be fine and he will understand. Together, we fell in love with that child. Most troubling of all, couples who live entirely child-centric lives can lose touch with one another to the point where they have nothing left to say to one another when the kids leave home… Is it surprising that divorce rates are rising fastest for new empty nesters? I feel like my wife prioritized her family of origin over our marriage. But they know I love their mother more.
She encourages women in each season of motherhood through her blog, One September Day, and her ministry Raising Generations Today. I think it's a different love that we have for our children. You will find yourself frustrated, angry, and disappointed if you make your spouse responsible for being your greatest source of fulfillment and devotion. I too think this love is apples and oranges. The detangling of an argument should never take place in a heated moment.
What I love is my family; I want us all to be happy and healthy and together for as long as possible. If other mothers feel this way, they aren't admitting it - certainly not openly. But they are raised and loved and set free. He is my lover, my confidant, and my biggest fan. There is no competition or evaluating of magnitude that is necessary when we love rightly.