Preparing Him for the Other Woman
A Mother's Guide to Raising Her Son to Love a Wife and Lead a Family
By Sheri Rose Shepherd
(Multnomah Books, Hardcover, 9781590526576, 192pp.)
Publication Date: September 15, 2006
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What Kind of Husband Will Your Son Grow Up to Be?
His is a generation of boys who have better relationships with their Game Boxes, i-Pods, televisions, and computers than they do with their families. His understanding of marriage is that it has little hope for success, witnessing a fifty percent divorce rate both inside and outside of the church. His world is one where pornography is no longer a hidden shame, but encouraged as entertainment.
Can you raise your son to one day love, lead, and protect
a wife and family in a world like this?
The answer is yes. The heartbeat of this book is to give you the tools to help your son become a tender warrior who will one day fight for his family, a godly husband who will faithfully love his wife, and a leader who will be a man of his word.
The time is now to take your love, tears, prayers, and influence and pour them into his future. Even if our world does not change its moral fiber, you can influence your son and bring hope to the next generation. It’s an opportunity of a lifetime—yours.
“Not only is this an amazing concept, but it meets an urgent need for every mother of boys.”
Lisa Bevere, speaker and author of Fight Like a Girl and Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry
“I have three sons, two stepsons, two son-in-laws, and nine grandsons! Any help I can glean to give me more wisdom is welcome. I would have welcomed more help like this when I was a young mother raising my young men for ‘the other woman.’”
LeeAnn Rawlins, Coauthor, To Love Again
Story Behind the Book
When the manager of a large Christian bookstore told Sheri Rose Shepherd that readers of the popular His Princess TM series were futilely looking for material about raising their sons to be godly future husbands, she knew she could help. “Think about how much farther all men would be in their marriages if their moms had trained them how to one day love and understand their wives,” says Sheri Rose . “We can take all the mistakes we’ve made in our lives and use them to teach our sons the right way to live. And we can use our most powerful weapon of all—our prayers—to fight for them.”
Sheri Rose Shepherd is the author of the popular His Princess™ series. A former Mrs. America, Sheri Rose is an anointed teacher who has served as keynote speaker at Women of Virtue conferences, and her messages have aired on national radio programs. Sheri Rose has been married eighteen years and has two beautiful children.