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Just the Way You Are May 28, 2012

Posted by occhristiancounseling in classes, Dr. Debi Smith, understanding men, understanding women.
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Women are notorious for selecting men with “potential.” For some reason, we’re drawn to a project rather than to a person. My guess is that it’s part of the curse that resulted from the first couple’s disobedience in the Garden of Eden.

To the woman he said,
“I will make your pains in childbearing very severe; with painful labor you will give birth to children.
Your desire will be for your husband,
and he will rule over you.” ~ Genesis 3:16

Over the years, I’ve heard lots of sermons and university lectures on this topic. But the most recent interpretation I heard makes the most sense to me. According to Pastor Mike Erre (Mariners Church), this “desire” is actually “the desire to control or to master” or “to fix” her husband. Not a pleasant proposition, is it, guys? [read more]

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