If he has YOUR respect, he can go out and face all sorts of obstacles and opposition. If he doesn't have your respect, it doesn't matter if the rest of the world puts him on a pedestal, he will be empty inside.
Your respect shapes him more than anything
If you encourage him, support him, spur him on to improve, he will flourish through your respect. If you nag him, belittle him and criticise him - he will eventually believe what you believe... that he is pathetic and incompetent.
Wives: Your husband is the way he is, in part, because he is married to YOU. What a privilege, what a responsibility!
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