Married life is a gift from God. Every couple wish to be happy in married life. A good wife is a major part of the happy married life. Every married man wishes to have a good wife. After marriage many people advise the new bride to be a good wife to her husband. What are the qualities of a good or perfect wife? Most of these qualities of a good wife are already inbuilt in a woman and the rest can be developed.
Never be rude to husband, his family and friends. Be warm, kind, positive, understanding and friendly. Welcome husband with a smile when he comes home instead of a sour face. A good wife honors her hubby by keeping a pleasant tone in her voice, a happy smile on her face and a neat and clean appearance.
Always speak in a loving way and refrain from speaking in a harsh manner. Treat husband with respect in front of others and at home.
Good Communication helps to build trust and strengthen relationship. Communication is the key to a good and solid married life. Be a good listener when husband is talking. Don’t greet him with complaints and problems the moment he comes back from work.
Support your husband in all stages of his career and life. Do not belittle husband or hurt his ego. It is often heard saying that ‘a wife can make a man or break a man’. Be proud of him on his accomplishments and genuinely complement him.
Many wives think that the only way to get her husband to do things is by nagging. But the truth is that nagging can create unwanted rift or can make things worse between the two. Never do nagging
A good wife need to understand that her husband has a life other than her also. He has his family, friends and colleagues who too are part of his life. Don’t stop him if he wants to go out and hang out with his friends sometimes or engage in a hobby or sport that he likes.
Sexual intimacy is one of the most essential things in married life. Keep him happy.
Men likes praises and appreciation. Make the best of your time together. Express love and appreciation often to him.
Be honest, loyal and dedicated to him.
The Joy of a Good Wife
1 Happy is the husband of a good wife;
the number of his days will be doubled.
2 A loyal wife brings joy to her husband,
and he will complete his years in peace.
3 A good wife is a great blessing;
she will be granted among the blessings of the man who fears the Lord.
4 Whether rich or poor, his heart is content,
and at all times his face is cheerful. (Sirach 26:1 to 4)
The Blessing of a Good Wife
13 A wife’s charm delights her husband,
and her skill puts flesh on his bones.
14 A silent wife is a gift from the Lord,
and nothing is so precious as her self-discipline.
15 A modest wife adds charm to charm,
and no scales can weigh the value of her chastity.
16 Like the sun rising in the heights of the Lord,
so is the beauty of a good wife in her well-ordered home.
17 Like the shining lamp on the holy lampstand,
so is a beautiful face on a stately figure.
18 Like golden pillars on silver bases,
so are shapely legs and steadfast feet. (Sirach 26:13 to 18)
If wife want her husband to treat her like a queen, he should treat him like a king. In this modern world where most wives also work the above mentioned may not be fully practical. But at least some efforts can be put to put these tips into practice and try to be a Joyful wife and a blessed wife.