Okay, I have to admit I was skeptical about this one, but really…who doesn’t want a happy husband? So, I jumped on the Bullet Train for a fast-forward ride through 31 Days to a Happy Husband. Let’s face it, sometimes we wives need to be reminded of our role in God’s divine order. Sometimes we need to be reminded of why we fell in love with our husband. Sometimes we need to be reminded of why he was the perfect one. Thank you, Arlene Pellicane, for your transparency and your humor as you approached some delicate topics.
The introduction is titled, “Are You Still Dreaming?” The author then approaches five key areas of marriage through the acrostic DREAM- Domestic tranquility, Respect, Eros, Attraction, Mutual activities. With real-life experiences from such well-known individuals as Dr. David Jeremiah, Dr. Cliff and Joyce Penner, Tim Hawkins, Bob Meissner, and Bob Lepine, this was not a hard read. The points are clearly made, and it truly is an enjoyable look into what makes a good marriage. Although there are many, many noteworthy quotes from the book, perhaps my favorite is this one:
“I asked a group of professional men, ‘You are leaders at work making tough decisions and saying hard things to other coworkers and subordinates. Why don’t you just tell your wife when you have an unmet need in your life?’ The answer was so funny. ‘We can get another job.'”
Daily challenges and chapter discussion guides make this a perfect book for a ladies Bible study, Sunday school class, or a neighborhood book club.
Although the title of this book is 31 Days to a Happy Husband, the end result is more likely to be a Happier Wife!
I received a free copy of this book from the publisher and was not required to write a positive review.