Marriage – the facts you need to know – 41
· You need to know she won't appreciate the Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition like you do.
· You need to know she's not going to wear revealing lingerie around the house all the time. Only in your dreams.
· You need to know you can't buy her happiness. So have a plan B.
· You need to know if she has a fight with her mom, don't take sides. In fact, go outside.
· You need to know that if she's criticizing another woman, you're safest play is to smile and agree.
· You need to know that what women want from their husbands is confidence that everything is going to be all right.
· You need to know she might not like all your friends. In fact, if she likes one or two of them, count yourself lucky.
· You need to know that you looking like Arnold Schwarzenegger will be much more important to you than to her.
· You need to know a woman's intrinsic nature is to guard her nest. Anything that threatens that nest will turn her into an enraged, furious, AK-47 packing kamikaze pilot. It's best to get out of the way.
· You need to know diapers don't smell any better to her.
· You need to know if she's not into sports, you'll have to explain the rules. Many women find football as difficult to comprehend.
· You need to know she married you to be with you. Not to get calls from the duck blind.
· You need to know that what the Bible says about the way you treat your wife impacts how God answers your prayers.
1 Peter 3:7. Look it up.
· You need to know to watch her dumb romantic movies, especially if she watches your dumb violent ones.
· You need to know that she wants you to be able to make a decision. Seriously.
· You need to know to take her shopping and buy her outfits she would never buy for herself.
· You need to know that just because she goes to your football, baseball, and basketball games doesn't necessarily mean she likes them. She may just like being with you.
· You need to know googling "estrogen" will help explain what's happening to your life.
· You need to know she likes dessert. She doesn't want to be asked if she wants it. She just wants you to order it.
· You need to know she needs her own group of friends. They can save your marriage.