A wife is a long lasting partner and supporter that a man gets upon marriage, same as the husband is a partner that the wife gets.
A wife has very important parts to play in her husband’s life just he has a lot of things to carry out in her life as well.
Couples, of course begot family which is the basic unit of the society. Therefore, for a good and strong society to be built, each couple has a part to play.
Being a good wife will help your marriage to last long as it is only then that you can fulfill your obligations very well without hitch.
Being a good wife to your husband secures your marriage and helps to keep it intact and free from frivolities.
The same way its possible to be a good husband, here are a few hints on how to be a good wife:
How To Be A Good Wife
- Love your husband
When you love your husband, being a good wife will come naturally to you because you will be after his welfare and happiness.
You will do your best to see that you please him, and that he doesn’t find favors outside of the marriage. For him alone, you want to be viewed as the best wife ever.
- Respect him
A man will always have his ego to protect and will avoid things that will tarnish or may lower it.
Respect your man and show it in every way that you can- the way you address him or approach him.
- Support him
For your husband, you are his support same as he’s yours. Whenever the need arises, support him in every way you can.
Men do not like to show their weakness, but it is up to you as his wife to know when he needs your unrelenting support.
- Encourage him
As the breadwinner of the family, your husband probably has a lot going on for him, in the way of trying to provide.
To be a good wife to him, encourage him and avoid nagging or complaining too much about things.
- Communicate with him
As human, your husband will have some issues going wrong and therefore will need someone to talk about it, be a good wife to him by trying to find out these things and find solutions to it by speaking to him, and talk him through these things to avoid depression.
- Appreciate him
A good wife will try to be appreciative to her husband, she should not always look down on whatever he does for the family, this way, her husband would continue to try his best for the family and even do more than is expected of him.
- Create time for him
You should try to use your time efficiently, taking care of the home, taking care of the kids and your job and also finding time to take care of her husband, showering him with love and affection so he won’t feel neglected.
- Pray for him
To be a good wife to your husband, you should always remember your husband in your prayers, as his blessings are your blessings so you should be able to ask for more blessings for him.
- Be nice to his family and friends
A woman who wants to be a good wife to her husband has to be nice to her in-laws and also accept her husband’s friends by being accommodating and welcoming to them. She will also respect them and treat them well.
- Be his best friend
For a woman who wants to be a good wife to her husband, she has to become her husband’s best friend so that there won’t be any awkwardness while connecting.
- Make him happy
To be a good wife to your husband, you should be able to make your husband happy and satisfied both in and out of the bedroom.
- Trust him
To be the best wife ever, you should show your husband that you have trust in him.
In all things he does, friends he has, wherever he goes, you should be able to show you trust him and not ask unnecessary or disturbing questions.
- Don’t compare him with others
Your husband is human and as human, he is not perfect. There are times he will lose his temper or be withdrawn from thing, do not make things worse by comparing him with anybody.
- No one is always right
A common cause of argument between couples is the argument on who is right or wrong whenever a situation arises.
As a dutiful wife, avoid being drawn into this; always respect your husband’s decisions even when he doesn’t listen to your advice.
- Understand him
For you to live a good life with your husband, you have to be able to understand him, even without words.
A guy’s ego may not allow him to share his problem openly, but as his wife, understand him and know what each of his body languages/ frown mean.
- Give him space
As a wife, you may feel the need to be around your husband at all time; however it is advised that you give him space once in a while.
Let him go out to drink with friends freely, let him invite them over to watch football. Nevertheless, you can also tag along if you are invited, but first give him space and offer that he goes if he’s invited.
- Compliment him
As a lady, you may be used to receiving compliments from various people at different times, but know that receiving compliments do not always come easy for guys.
Therefore, you can boost your man’s ego by complimenting him.
- Indulge him
It doesn’t hurt to indulge him once in a while. You can cook his favorite meal or even do something just for him that he will love.
This, you do not have to do always, but still it’s sure to keep him in a good mood.
- Give/Buy him things
As a man, he is mostly used to doing the giving or the buying and this you can reciprocate too. Surprise him with a gift of a kind.
- Keep his secrets
When you are with your best friends, you may be tempted to discuss your husband as you discuss all other subjects.
But, be careful what you tell your friends, do not reveal too intimate things or even his secrets to them.
With these great tips for a marriages/relationship, you can become a good and better wife, make your husband proud and keep your home happy.