Yes, it is a long time but a short course to give you better assurance that you are making wise choices and not headed for even worse heartaches. A great source of strength can be obtained during this phase if you will seek out one or two Christians of your own gender to develop a support/accountability group. God’s Spirit should be sought for guidance as to when to begin dating after divorce.
You can help each other have a healthy perspective as well as hold each other accountable. He does live within each of us and wants to be a vital part of this process.
All your friends and family may be shouting that it is okay and ‘time heals hurts,’ but this is not good counsel.
It is not TIME but what you do with it that will make the difference. If available in your country, I encourage you to find a Christian counsellor, or a pastor trained in counselling. Our emotions are like sponges and absorb everything as we go along in life.
If this does occur, the other spouse has the ‘option’ to initiate a divorce. 7 speaks to a believer being married to an unbeliever.
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If the unbeliever wants the marriage to continue, then the Bible says that the believer is to stay in that marriage.
Yes, I know that there are many unfair things in relationships. If you do go ahead and date and marry again you have certainly not lost your salvation.
However, you have chosen to walk outside the will of God, and there are consequences for this action apart from God’s will (called sin).
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Question I am in the process of getting a divorce from my spouse. We both want this divorce and I was the one to file.