Have you ever being told as a couple that you two look alike? Have you ever seen a man and a woman walking together and you were thinking they were siblings because of some resemblance, only to discover that they are husband and wife?
Robert Zajanc, a psychologist in the University of Michigan
Carried out a research and discovered that the longer you are with a partner, the more you resemble each other, he noted that it’s also largely dependent on how happy they are as couple. He called it the convergence of appearance.
I said all those to say this, that the principle of two becoming one is real (Gen 2:24), and until you make it a reality in your home, you are not yet operating as husband and wife the way God intends it. Well, just because you and your husband does not look alike or something, does not mean you two are not a great couple, ( but I have actually seen couple that look alike… smiling.) I only brought up that issue to make us know that if psychologist could come up with something like that, why will you not believe the principle of two becoming one and make sure its a reality with you and your spouse.
If the principle of two becoming one is true, and it is true, why would a husband maltreat his wife, why would he perpetually makes her cry and weep, why would he not cherish and care for her, why would he not respect and shower her with love, for crying out loud, what on earth would make Mr husband beat his wife? Ephesians 5:28-29 says “In the same way, husbands ought to love their wives as they love THEIR OWN BODIES. For a man who loves his wife actually shows love for HIMSELF, no one hates his own body but feeds and cares for it.”
The only two categories of people that maltreat and beat themselves are:
1. The insane persons: I’m sure you know that its too easy for an insane person to beat and harm himself.
2. The children: Have you not seen a child that start biting herself and heating herself on the floor just because she felt she was offended?
Mr Husband, if you have really become one with your wife, it will be practically impossible to maltreat and raise your hands to beat her because doing so means you are besting yourself, which will either tell if you belong to the first or second category of persons that beat themselves.
If you still beat your wife please stop it, that does not show your manliness. You need to grow up, because I’m sure you are not in the second category.
I value and celebrate you greatly.