What a Help Meet Is and Is Not

A Help Meet is designed to be the opposite of her husband. She should be a complimentary counterpart who is perfectly suited for him.

NOTE: The following lists compare the traits of a Help Meet to a wife who is not. Please feel free to add your comments, as we can all learn from each other.

The Traits of a Help Meet

She is submissive to him.

She is obedient to him.

She is respectful to him.

She is adaptable to him.

She is attentive to him.

She is admiring of him.

She is confident in him.

She is sacrificial for him.

She is pleasing to him.

She is appreciative of him.

She is complimentary of him.

She is honorable to his requests.

She is supportive of his decisions.

She is the bearer of his children.

She is a keeper at home.

She is supportive for him through prayer.

She is his companion.

She is his lover.

She is his biggest fan.

She is an assistant to him in his stewardship.

She is encouraging to his leadership.

She is supportive of his ideas, endeavors, and career.

She is financially sensible.

She is a positive influence on him.

She is agreeable with him.

She is acknowledging of his good qualities.

She is accepting of him.

She is a wise woman who builds her home.

She is faithful.

She is worthy.

She is loving.

She is joyful.

She is content.

She is peaceful.

She is patient.

She is kind.

She is cooperative.

She is persevering.

She is diligent.

She is a gentle and quiet spirit.

She is discreet.

She is chaste.

She is sober.

She is modest.

She is self-controlled.

She is disciplined.

She is willing.

She is wise.

She is hard working.

She is fit.

She is resourceful.

She is giving.

She is grateful.

She is appreciative.

She is confident.

She is stable.

She is enthusiastic.

She is trustworthy.

She is considerate.

She is practical.

She is a problem solver.

She is thoughtful.

She is affectionate.

She is fun.

She is cheerful.

She brings him good, not evil all the days of her life.

The Traits of a Wife who is NOT a Help Meet

She is unfaithful.

She is fearful.

She is un-submissive

She is selfish.

She is negative.

She is demanding.

She is disrespectful.

She is critical.

She is a complainer.

She is unkind.

She is sarcastic.

She is suspicious.

She is jealous.

She is a nag.

She is always telling him what to do.

She is patronizing.

She is judgmental.

She is passive aggressive.

She is a drama queen.

She is a hindrance.

She is offended easily.

She is contentious.

She is manipulative.

She is overly emotional.

She is worrisome.

She is anxious and wrought-up.

She is easily angered.

She is impatient.

She is overly talkative.

She is unstable.

She is bossy.

She is a fault-finder.

She is controlling.

She is domineering.

She is negative.

She is guarded.

She is cynical.

She is lazy.

She is frivolous.

She is disorganized.

She is not reliable.

She is not trustworthy.

She is compulsive.

She is unhappy.

She is exhausted.

She is stressed out.

She is needy.

She is a heavy burden.

She is weak.

She is insecure.

She is a gossip.

She is a busybody.

She is foolish and tears her house down with her hands.

The Lord God said, “ It is not good that man should be alone, I will make him a help meet” (Genesis 2:18).

“For the man is not of the woman: but of the man. Neither was the man created for the woman; but the woman for the man “ (1 Corinthians 11:8-9).

“For Adam was first formed, then Eve. And Adam was not deceived, but the woman being deceived was in transgression” (1 Timothy 2:13-14).

“Unto the woman he said, and thy desire shall be to thy husband, and he shall rule over thee” (Genesis 3:16).

Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the savior of the body” (Ephesians 5:22-23).

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