The wife must see to it that she respects and delights in her husband – that she notices him and prefers him and treats him with loving concern, treasuring him, honoring him, and holding him dear.
When your children, mom, best friends, talents, or career in front of your husband, you send a clear message to him that he is unimportant. Imagine having that message sent to you every day for many years. What would that do to your self esteem?
What good counsel the Bible gives! If we make our spouses a priority they will have no reason to feel insecure. They will feel special and appreciated and will in all likelihood return the favour. When we do things God’s way He blesses us and our relationships.
Recommended resource: 5 ways you are unknowingly destroying your husband and killing your marriage by Katelyn Carmen