You can share a bed, eat at the same dinner table, watch the same TV, share the same checking account, and parent the same children—and still be alone. In many ways their story is typical of many others.
no more destructive influence on physical and mental health than the isolation of you from me and us from them.
Make the right choices, and you'll know love, warmth, acceptance, and the freedom of true intimacy and genuine oneness as husband and wife.
Make the wrong choices, and you'll know the quiet desperation of living together but never really touching each other deeply.
Isolation has been shown to be the central agent in the development of depression, paranoia, schizophrenia, rape, suicide, and mass murder …
The devil's strategy for our times is to trivialize human existence and to isolate us from one another while creating the delusion that the reasons are time pressures, work demands, or economic anxieties." I believe that isolation is Satan's chief strategy for destroying marriage.