Divorce has always been controversial, a hard topic for Christians to wrestle with and work through together. Navigating Friendships after Divorce While the purpose of this guide is for Christians who are going through divorce, we wanted to include helpful resources for those interested in exploring what the Bible says about divorce and remarriage.
Because of this, many avoid discussing the topic altogether. · also has a helpful resource page on the topic · For more practical articles, see Crosswalk’s Divorce and Remarriage channel SEE ALSO: 6 Pieces of Advice I Wish I'd Believed When I Was Single Further sources and resources on grounds for divorce: It can be hard to know where to begin after divorce. Avoid making any other major life decisions until you’re able to process your divorce. Find your people –- join support groups, ministries and find wise counselors to walk with you as you heal from this loss.
When you hear the word divorce, even if you aren't divorced yourself, I would bet that almost instantly you conjure up images of pain and tears, of yelling and courtrooms, of kids with backpacks, of lawyers and paperwork, of anger and sadness. Statistics tell us that divorce is the second highest stressor after the death of a spouse. The only difference, which can make it more unnerving to walk through, is that the spouse is still alive and well in the world, and you must continue at times to interact with him.
But a divorce is the death of a marriage and the death of your dream for it.
If you’ve been previously married, you understand better than someone who has not been married just how powerful the emotions of love and intimacy are.
The alternative is clear: either man governs his passions and finds peace, or he lets himself be dominated by them and becomes unhappy.
“Man’s dignity therefore requires him to act out of conscious and free choice, as moved and drawn in a personal way from within, and not by blind impulses in himself or by mere external constraint.
For those who have never experienced divorce, it can be a word that drums up fear or perhaps judgment.
For Christians who have considered or have walked through divorce, it can be a word that carries the weight of crushed hopes and dreams for the life they never thought would end up the way it did.