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Why Your Husband is “Checked Out”

March 28, 2015
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He’s disillusioned. He’d never say it exactly, but his heart is broken. Life-giving dreams that once energized him aren’t materializing like he expected they would. Michael sees his peers succeed and he struggles with bitterness and envy. “Why not me? I’m nowhere near where I thought I’d be at this point in life. Things could have been so different if…” Phillip is forced to let go of his “impractical” dreams and take a job that pays the bills. He harbors a growing resentment, “Is any part of my life even mine? All I do is meet needs for other people.” Jonathan emotionally disengages from his marriage because his wife seems to reject him with her preoccupation with the kids, “Our marriage has become nothing more than a convenient partnership.” Peel back the layers and you’ll find a sick heart. Proverbs 13:12 says, “Hope deferred makes the heart sick.” When life-giving…

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