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After a painful breakup, it often takes some time before you find something that resembles love again. So, when you meet someone whom you find to be attractive, and who wants to spend time with you, it’s very easy for you to fall into something that feels like love to you. (Now we know these [...]

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So, we want to talk about living together before we get married. Now, we know the Bible has some very specific things to say about sexual sin, and nobody would ever pretend that moving in together wouldn’t be coupled with a very active sexual relationship. And I’m sure we’d also agree that sexual convenience would [...]

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We want to talk about narcissists because it’s a term that gets thrown around a lot these days. But many people who’ve been in a relationship with a true narcissist don’t necessarily know what exactly has happened to them, and they are often left simply searching for answers. So we want to briefly define what [...]

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It seems to depend a lot upon our self-talk; upon the story we develop about what happened; and upon whether we believe that our lives are set in stone, or whether we are flexible enough to change. “Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be broken.” It’s probably normal for us to ask ourselves, [...]

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We’re starting a new series here on the Grace For Divorce Blog page. We’re calling it, “This is my story.” We’ve wanted for a long time, to create a forum for those who have come through a traumatic learning experience, and have seen God’s grace in it, to share that experience for the benefit, encouragement, [...]

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I’m not sure where to begin with this story.  I always thought I was a pretty smart woman.  When my 26 year marriage ended in divorce, I really thought I had all my emotions in check and all my needs under control. But obviously I didn’t. I had really determined in my life, that I [...]

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I edited this from a Blog by Jazmine Hughes Are you a Christian? Where do you serve? How often? Are you a giver? Do you tithe? Do you want to have more children? Are you gonna eat all of that sandwich? How close will we be to your parents? OK, well, can I at least [...]

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Anyone we might choose to marry would certainly be a little wrong for us. I believe it’s wise to be appropriately pessimistic, because perfection in human beings is not really attainable this side of heaven. Nevertheless, we sometimes encounter couples who are able to keep the magic happening in their relationships in spite of the [...]

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Couples in the dating stages of a relationship in the twenty-first century are under a lot of pressure to perform for each other in each of the twelve months of the year, but if you believe the folks who keep track of posted relationship changes on Facebook, the months of December and January are the [...]

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Many of you recognize that you’ve gotten to this place of separation and divorce because you have made a poor choice in marriage. You’ve seen that your feelings, emotions and appetites have driven the bus and decided the direction of your life, and they have brought you to grief. Now that you realize the sad [...]