emotional bond

Just A Status Update Please

“Hi honey. Just a status update please….”blah blah faded

“Um… No.”

Fellas. We were wired to be logical, rational, quick-thinking creatures. We lead with our head, and not with our heart. However, our wives lead with their heart and emotions. In truth, it’s the perfect combination, hence why God created marriage.

Here’s the scenario, we meet up with our wives after a long day and want a quick ‘status update’ before unwinding, unraveling and relaxing. What you would like to hear is…

Her: “Jimmy was late for school, grounded all weekend. The Smith’s are moving to Idaho next week; new job. Taylor had her baby. Boy. Fat. Dinner is Lasagna and I paid the bills.”

You: “Ah… perfect.”

No, no, no. Here’s the kicker! She doesn’t want to¬†JUST give you a status update. She wants to have a meaningful conversation with you. Wait… what? A whole conversation? But I just got home.

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Christ follower, happily married, proud father, producer, actor & social media strategist. I love to create things that glorify God. Love God. Love People.