When a marriage breaks up, divorce law provides legal solutions for issues that the Husband and Wife are unable to resolve through mutual cooperation.
Historically, the most important question in a divorce case was whether the court should grant a divorce.
He encouraged me to go back to church and spend time with Christian friends because he knew it would help me. I just am happy with my decision, and believe that it is not a sin and God will bless my marriage and aid me through the difficulties. I am a Christian woman; I love Jesus and my heart follows Him.
I always said I wouldn’t date non-Christians, but he caught me when I was slipping in my faith due to problems with my mum’s mental health.
Depending on the day, I might say the same thing if I read my first two paragraphs. When it is destroyed, the threat of lost place and lost purpose becomes a reality.
Without place or purpose, one becomes a lost self” (Andrew Root, , 21).
The issue of whether a divorce should be granted is now generally decided by one or both of the spouses.
State laws govern a wide range of divorce issues, but district, county, and family courts are given broad discretion in fixing legal obligations between the parties.
It will, of course look different for different sons and daughters, but no one can deny that the emotional and relational bleeding needs attention, likely long after the papers are filed. Years later, because I didn’t have the resources to work through things as a nine-year-old boy, certain forms of brokenness seem native and normal to me.
A chorus of adults with long-divorced parents will dismiss in unison: I totally get that. Divorce “attacks the self, because the self is formed within the belonging and meaning provided by the family.
Divorce is the second most stressful life event, preceded only by the death of a spouse. Expediting a severe bout of depression and anxiety to your limbic system (the brain's emotional center), if you're not careful.
Acute and chronic stress undermine both emotional and physical health.