The relationship between a husband and wife is so important! It establishes the foundation of emotional and relational well-being for the whole family. When kids first enter the picture, the focus is oftentimes on the mother's role in parenting which can leave the husband feeling isolated and useless. But, according to research a father actually has a big role to play!
Men need each other.
When God created male and female, He made them "like," but "like opposite." They are"like" in that they both are equal image bearers of God, but "opposite" in that they are very distinct in how they think and act. This article by Dr. Paul Friesen explains some of the ways that men and women are different from each other, and four things that men need to acknowledge about the way they connect.
In our world today, fathers are getting a lot of mixed press when it comes to their importance to the family. In this article, Dr. Bradford Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, explains 5 myths about fathers and their role in families that you might have heard leading up to Father's Day. Do you resonate with any of these?
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