Loving Your Husband

When Your Loved One Is Struggling to Cope With the Loss of Employment

Published on August 3, 2012 by

Here it is!  The final week in the Ask Dr. McCale series.  I hope you've enjoyed reading.   I know it's been an honor to have Dr. McCale here as a guest the past 6 weeks.   Thank you, Christina! 

If you haven't checked out her book yet, click on the image for more details.

Also, if you missed any of the previous posts from this series, here are the links for your reading enjoyment:

Think It Won't Happen To You?

The Inspiration ...

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What I’ve Learned From My Husband’s Unemployment

Published on August 1, 2012 by

Unemployment has impacted the lives of so many beautiful friends that I'm privileged to know or have met along the journey.  Today, I want to share with you the heart of my dear friend, Barbie of My Freshly Brewed Life.   She is simply amazing.   After reading about what she's learned from her husband's unemployment, be sure to click over and check out her fantastic blog.

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Today I am honored to be sharing here at Unemployed Faith. Thank you, Rosann, for the opportunity to share my heart with your readers.

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How NOT To Lose Sleep When You’re Stressed About Money

Published on July 16, 2012 by

The light from the digits on your nightstand clock blare against your weary eyes.  Images of an eviction notice, piled-high envelopes stuffed with past due nasty grams, and thoughts of living in your car bounce chaotically through your mind.

You roll over to feel the warmth of your husband, but he's not there.  He can't sleep either.  Depression is taking hold of him.

Not helping matters is knowing you'll both enter the new day filled with anxiety, moodiness, headaches, reduced energy, and an inability to concentrate on any one thing for more than a few minutes.

If only ...

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How To Fight Unemployment Related Depression

Published on June 11, 2012 by

The news recently reported that 23 million Americans are currently unemployed or underemployed.  23 million people!!  Think about that number for a moment.  What's the population of the state you reside in?

Let me give you a quick population picture from the US Census Bureau (as of 2011), for you to compare that number to:

  • Pennsylvania - 12.7 million
  • Oregon - 3.8 million
  • Oklahoma - 3.7 million
  • Illinois - 12.8 million
  • Texas - 25.6 million
  • California - 37.6 million
  • New York - 19.4 million
  • Colorado - 5.1 million
  • Nevada - 2.7 million
  • Florida ...

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In Awe Of What God Is Doing

Published on May 30, 2012 by

Friends, God has been stirring me up a lot lately.  He's working in amazing ways with the mission of this website and with my book.  There have been many days recently where I've literally sat in awe at His hand over this ministry.   Only God!   This plan of His was so much greater than any idea I could have ever come up with on my own.

Here are a few God things I want to share with you:

Praying Him Through Unemployment - 6 Week Prayer Guide

I recently felt led by ...

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A Great Opportunity

Published on May 14, 2012 by

Hi friends,

I don't usually sponsor things like this, but over at my sister site, Christian SuperMom, I've posted about an opportunity for you to win $600 cash and a $100 gift card for dinner at a favorite restaurant.  

 

The giveaway is specifically for the purpose of buying your man the ultimate Father's Day gift.  But seriously, if you happen to win the cash prize and need to use the money for other purposes, like keeping a roof over your head or the lights ...

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Surviving The Unemployment Journey

Published on March 31, 2012 by

I'm so excited to share this with you.  My first magazine mention!!

Woo Hoo!

Several years ago I wrote a special Father's Day tribute to my dad that I was lucky enough to have published in a local newspaper column. I always thought that was the coolest thing ever!

Then I wrote and self-published my first book, and that became the coolest thing ever.

Now, I'm getting a special mention in Women's Intuition Magazine. How cool is that?!  Sorry to go all valley girl on you, but I'm so giddy over this I feel like a ...

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Being My Husband’s Help Meet

Published on February 5, 2012 by

The Lord said, "It is not good for the man to be alone.  I will make a helper suitable for him."

~Genesis 2:18

My husband starts his new job tomorrow.  Excitement and nervousness all mixed up into one giant mug of emotion brews quietly within him.  We are thrilled about this blessing from God.   It's a long awaited answer to prayer.

However, with it comes change.   And change can sometimes be uncomfortable to maneuver through.

What Does This Change Mean For My Husband?

For my husband, this ...

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Romancing Your Husband During A Financial Hardship

Published on January 25, 2012 by

An unemployment or financial hardship can easily extinguish the flame of passion in your marriage.  That's why it's so important to do your best throughout the year to show your mate how much you love them.   Now, I know this isn't always easy to do, especially when there's so much stress and money is tight.

But to keep the spark alive, you'll need to be open-minded, creative, and willing to put forth an effort to intentionally show your love in tangible ways.   Particularly on special occasions like Valentine's Day or an Anniversary.

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While We Wait…

Published on January 16, 2012 by

One of the ways my husband and I have kept communication open between us, and Christ at the center of our marriage has been through regularly reading a couples devotion together.   This time we share with the Lord has helped strengthen our spiritual bond with one another.  It has also played a huge role in our ability to persevere in faith through our lengthy season of unemployment.

A while back I posted about this very topic on my other blog, ChristianSuperMom.   I wanted to share it here too, because I think you will find ...

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