In my early 20s, being divorced was a deal breaker when it came to potential dates. And why not? There were plenty of fish in the sea — about 88 percent of men and 78 percent of women in their early 20s were single.
I remember talking to a friend right before I moved from my hometown and away from my marriage. She had thought the same thing when her previous relationship had ended, she explained, but she had surprised herself with becoming sexually free very quickly. At the time, I thought her advice was unnecessary.
Last week we talked about whether Christians can marry after divorce. I hope you gained some insight from that article. But are you really ready to jump into a new romantic relationship?
After an end to a decade of marriage, my entire world was turned upside down. The pain was not in the loss of the covenant alone that I still wanted to uphold. It was also in the loss of my own identity. When I got married, I kissed dating, and the thought of having to look for anyone else, goodbye.
Some believe that, once married, a person is never free to marry again unless their spouse dies — and no exceptions. And what about all that emotional baggage that comes with a divorce — once bitten, twice shy? This may well be true for some divorced folk.
Part of the Being Single and Faithful Series. Christian Singles. Jennifer is a single woman who recently divorced.
Dating after divorce for Christians is wrought with theological and emotional minefields. So before discussing dating tips for the newly divorced, let us express our simple views on what we feel the Bible teaches about divorce and remarriage. A future article will discuss this in depth.
Dating after divorce. What does the Bible tell us about divorce? Should you date after a divorce? Dating After Divorce: If I did not cause the divorce, can I date and marry again without being sinful?
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