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How are wives “weaker” than husbands?


Husbands, in the same way be considerate as you live with your wives, and treat them with respect as the weaker partner and as heirs with you of the gracious gift of life, so that nothing will hinder your prayers. 1 Peter 3:7
            The Bible calls wives “weaker” but a better translation is really “fragile.”   A husband should look at his wife as if she’s stamped “handle with care.”  No physical manhandling.  No ridicule or putdowns.  No “jokes” at her expense.
            Women want to feel loved and valued and a husband can destroy all that with a simple tone in his voice or attack on her weak spots.  While women are physically weaker, and a husband must be her protector and not attacker, women are also emotionally vulnerable and a husband must not cause any cracks in her soul.