Man Explains “Why My Wife Matters To Me More Than My Children”
The foundation of a healthy family is always built on strong relationships. This is aptly explained by one father Mike Berry who is also a writer keeps a blog and on post has caught the attention of the internet. As a father of several children, Mike Berry says his wife matters much more to him than his kids and while that may make many wonder at the selfishness of the statement, he explains in a very nice way to justify it. As a result, his blog is now immensely popular for the unusual take on things that are so true. It has changed people’s way of thinking a lot.
1He says he loves his wife more than his kids
Mike Berry’s blog has invited mixed response and while there are some who have criticized him, there are many who share his views making the blog immensely popular. In fact, he is an inspiring writer with a fresh take on life. He and his wife Kristin have 8 kids all adopted. The couple has had 17 long years together and is also active in doing social work by offering relationship counselling to families in need of it. Read on to find out what Mike says he loves his wife more than his kids.
2Why he asks his teenage kids to go to bed at 9
When it is 8.30, he says he gives his 2 teenage daughters their first warning bell that it’s time to be ready for bed. By 9 he tells them to go to their rooms and this is the everyday routine. They argue about it every day saying “Why do we have to go to bed at 9? We are not children anymore!” But Mike explains that he isn’t telling them to go to bed but leave the living room simply because he hasn’t had any tie with his wife the entire day “You don’t have to go to bed now, I’m simply asking you to leave the living room. Mom and I haven’t seen each other for the entire day because we were concentrated on our work. We need time to be together.”
3The children play a major role in their lives but
Yes, the girls roll up their eyes but Mike says that they have been parents for almost 15 years and the children have taken up all their time. He says he and his wife give a lot of time to his children but they don’t do it 24/7. They love their children who they say play a major role in their lives. They feel that their kids can always get their help and support whenever needed.
4There is also “US”
Aside from their children, Mike says there is also “us.” He says that Kristin and he need that time to make sure their marriage also remains strong and healthy. There are many reasons he says which are very important and he explains the four most important reasons why.