How to help your daughter find a husband
Updated: August 21, Reader-Approved References. So you're interested in getting married and all the wonderful things that can come with having a husband? Of course, there is no guarantee that you'll find someone, but there are certain things you can to do make it more likely. Make sure that you're getting out there in the world, that you're trying new things, and building your confidence. To get started finding your Mr.
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Faith , Journal , Kids , Motherhood , Relationships. In: Faith. My youngest daughter, Natalee, just turned nine. Nine small years of belly laughs and fart jokes and snuggles bundled up in one body. Barbie dolls?
Sure, take your pick. You see some crayons you like? The girl just loves to give. Man sees beautiful woman, woman notices handsome man. They talk, laugh, fall in love. Get married, kiss, have children. Live happily ever after.
This is endlessly entertaining and hilarious to her. She giggles when her Daddy and I kiss goodbye, and makes a smooching noise as we leave for our occasional date night. The other day, we were playing Hair Salon. It basically consists of me sitting in the chair at the beauty salon and getting beautified by THE most fabulous stylist on the face of the planet, Natalee.
And the girl has skills. Sign me up. Akin to her recent recognition of love, my daughter is also newly fascinated with weddings. The fancy dresses, the gorgeous flowers, the tall towering cakes. It all serves to entice little girls who dream freely about princes and fairy tales. Before long, we found ourselves in the thick of a wedding discussion, darting from one detail to the next.
Natalee started to list off the things she wanted for her future wedding. I simply adore these types of conversations with my children. When Olivia or Natalee dream out loud, my heart leaps at the thought of them as their eventual selves. Fully grown beauties with rich brown hair and sparkly eyes, pursuing goals, contributing, thriving.
I love to hear what the Lord has nestled into their hearts, and how they see their lives five, ten or twenty years from now. I took the opportunity to steer the conversation slightly away from the wedding and more toward the marriage. An important day, sure. But a day. To be in the trenches with someone else, your chosen partner, facing the day-in and day-out struggle of keeping a relationship alive is no joke.
You have to want it. Fairy tales are just that—tales. So I wanted my girl to have a template now for how God sees marriage and what she should be looking for. If she knows what a Godly man looks like, her expectation for how to be treated will be rock solid and unshakable. And because I believe Father has already selected a mate for her, she will know this man when she meets him. There is more to teach my daughters. So much more. Some of these lessons have happened, some will happen later, and most of them are an ongoing effort meant to raise up my girls with a grounding in what God desires for her as a married woman.
The baby stage is one tiny year. Toddlers are only toddlers for a while. And the school years end at But the adult stage goes on for decades. So everything we do now has the greatest impact on all those years that span the 20s, 30s, 40s and beyond, long after their daddy and I have passed away.
So many life skills packed into 18 teeny tiny years that fly by. Mande Saitta works in ministry in Omaha, NE. She's married to a good man and the mama to two beautiful daughters.
She is a terrible cook, an even worse baker and a lover of sunsets. You can find her musings at handiworkofgrace. Stories from the heart of every home. Follow Us. By Mande Saitta. Share this: Email. Previous Post. Post was not sent - check your email addresses!
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I am a mother to two grown children — my 26 year old son and 31 year old daughter. My daughter is very dark-skinned and wears thick glasses. We have been looking for a husband for her for the past 8 years. Her self-esteem is very low and she is getting bullied by her colleagues.
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