If you could only see where I used to live and where I live now that he kicked me out of his house. My budget is so tight and paying the bills is a challenge. I’m miserable and it is his fault.”
Carol’s eyes flood with tears and her voice weakens to a whimper. Carol sees no way out and she is angry. Her ex is a louse.
She had been a faithful wife. Her situation is undesirable and she has a right to be angry. Yet in the face of her reality, Carol is blinded.
It’s understandable that Carol blames her ex. […]
Really, you should be over him by now,” said a friend. “You know he wasn’t good for you. You know you’re better off without him. Get over it.”
“It’s only been seven months,” said Debbie. “AUGH!!!!!!!!”
Debbie’s friend doesn’t get it.
Have people told you that you should be over your divorce? Does it make you feel like they think there is something wrong with you? I’m sure it doesn’t make you feel understood.
Five Things They Don’t Get
Emotions don’t turn off with the flick of a switch.
Legal divorce doesn’t automatically mean emotional divorce.
Divorce isn’t black and white—it’s complicated.
It is smart to guard […]
Believe It or Not…You Really CAN Heal!
With prayerful intent you can move forward and heal from divorce. One step at a time, one day at a time. You won’t forget the past but it can lose its emotional power in your life.
If you want to heal from divorce…
Know that it is possible for you to heal
Believe God has “plans to give you a hope and a future”
Decide you will do the work to heal from divorce
Believe God will empower you to do that work
Taking charge of your life with God’s guidance can move you to a place where your divorce […]
Good question and one you need to ask. The decision to end a marriage should never be taken lightly or made hastily. There are many ramifications, not the least of which is a broken heart.
For me one of the deep pains of my divorce was knowing that God intends for marriage to be a life-time covenant but mine didn’t make it.”
This ministry in no way advocates divorce. However divorce is a reality in our society. It is our intent to help those whose lives are, as mine was, touched by its unsettling effects.
How Can I Know if My Marriage is […]