When our unwavering faith is on his side, he will strive to live up what we have made him out to be. Inspire him. Make him come home beaming by recognized him and appreciated him and teaching your children to.
If only all of us could remember that forcing a man to change often causes rebellion. After all, he didn’t want to marry his mother.
“It is simply futile to try to change another if we do so in a critical spirit, even a mild one. Generally speaking, we influence others most profoundly when we do not seek to change them at all, but simply go about straightforwardly doing the right and loving thing.” -Arbinger Institute