And the wife must respect her husband (NIV).
Prayer: Thank the Lord for the respect that is present in your marriage. Ask him for wisdom and guidance in appreciating and sharing the desires he built into men: to work and achieve, to protect and provide, to serve and to lead, to analyze and counsel, to enjoy shoulder-to-shoulder friendship, and to enjoy sexual intimacy.
Action: Use the suggestions at the end of the Love & Respect chapters on C-H-A-I-R-S, thirty-eight ideas in all, to explore and expand the concept of respect in your marriage. (For discussion questions, see page 222 in appendix A.)