divorce and separation

Q&A: Should I remarry my ex?

Question: My ex-husband and I were divorced several years ago because he was not committed to spending time with our son. Also, he was not a Christian at the time. But since then, he found the Lord and has changed dramatically.

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A friend to other couples

Ten practical tips to help and encourage a friend in a struggling marriage:

  1. Pray for them by name. Ask God to intervene in their marriage. Ask God to give you and others wisdom to know how to help. Pray in their presence as well as when alone. Send emails and note cards of encouragement.

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No longer alone

Hugging popcorn buckets and jumbo Cherry Cokes like a couple of circus bears, my friend Don and I found seats at the movie theatre. Prior to the lights dimming, we discussed our latest mishaps while living alone and lamented the cozy couples scattered around us.

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Facing an unwanted divorce

We were sitting in Starbucks, sipping coffee and talking about everyday events. After a short lull in the conversation, my friend blurted out, “Dave wants a divorce.”

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Breaking the cycle of divorce

“I come from a long line of leavers.” This lyrical confession from the band Caedmon’s Call grips me with sadness, regret and anxiety over something I never chose. It breaks my heart to admit it, but I come from a long line of leavers, too.

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