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Is it a wife’s job to make her husband happy?

For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, his body, of which he is the Savior. Now as the church submits to Christ, so also wives should submit to their husbands in everything.
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her to make her holy, cleansing her by the washing with water through the word, and to present her to himself as a radiant church, without stain or wrinkle or any other blemish, but holy and blameless. In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.  Ephesians 5:23-28

Yes, but it also the husband’s job to make his wife happy.

A motivation in a married person’s life should be to bring joy and love to their spouse – serving and sacrificing for them.

This is not a one way street where the husband receives all the happiness and the wife serves it up.

The Bible calls both individuals in the marriage to do their part.  The wife serves the husband like the church serves Christ and the husband sacrifices for his wife like Christ gave himself up for the church.

If the husband is being served, he is fulfilled, feeling loved. That leads to happiness.  When the husband sacrifices himself for his wife, his attention is turned away from himself and to the wife.  She feels cared for, protected, loved and happy.

Now a spouse won’t always make the other spouse happy every day of their lives.

We are human and grace needs to be extended to us all.

            However, if sacrifice and serving are the primary goals of both the husband and the wife, then they will create a very happy marriage.