What does CDD mean to me?

CDD stands for Christian Domestic Discipline. 

Domestic Discipline can mean a lot of things to a lot of different people.



But to ME, it means: The HOH leads me, the wife, with firm and loving authority.
(Head of the household) as ordained in the Bible- all through scripture to be the oldest male, the husband, and in Ephesians he is even called the head of the wife.
Ephesians 5:23 For the husband is the head of the wife as Christ is the head of the church, )



It means Dev correcting or disciplining Me the wife when necessary: spanking, lecturing, withdrawing privileges. 

Because we have chosen this.


What it isn't: slapping, punching, kicking, humiliating or degrading me.




It means that Me, the wife submits to his loving authority. (Ephesians 5:28 In this same way, husbands ought to love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself.) 

While I may not always feel it is fair at the time, I have given one-hundred percent consent to him ahead of time in all matters, trusting him to hold me accountable and help me to become the wife God created me to be.



Now, some of you may be wondering about me mentioning the Bible up there... I want to point out that I am a Christian. No, that doesn't mean that I know the Bible inside and out or that I am somehow better than you.
        It also does not mean that I think the Bible calls for a CDD relationship for every marriage. In fact, The Bible does not say, "Husbands spank your wives."

No, seriously, you won't find it.



Now, you're asking yourself- how I can call it Christian Domestic Discipline at all. 

I call it that because I  am a Christian and we live Domestic Discipline. We don't do DD, It's not on again, off again. It is just part of who we are.

I believe that the Bible clearly calls the husband to be the HOH, to love his wife as Christ loved the church and also that he will ultimately be held accountable for his relationship with her. I believe that the Bible clearly calls for the wife to submit to the husband in everything as unto the Lord. Ephesians 5:21-23



I believe the Bible gives many clear examples of discipline and how it is effective and necessary. I believe that God has given ME a natural desire to submit to my husband, and even to be spanked. (I also believe I desperately need it at times.) Likewise, I believe the husband has a natural desire to do so and possibly even enjoy it. 

Am I sick? Maybe- but it works for us and I have peace that it is what God has ordained for our lives.



Like I said up there somewhere, these are really just my convictions and I wanted to throw them out there so you know where I come from.