divorce and separation
Ten practical tips to help and encourage a friend in a struggling marriage:
- 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.
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.
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.”