I had a question to ask and a point to make. Share this article: As he has reflected and confessed past sins associated with his marriage, this repentance should have resulted in real, positive character change. If you have taken the time to understand yourself and the dynamics that contributed to your divorce, you are more likely to make a godly choice in choosing the second time. I have married a number of people who have been divorced, but hopefully these have fallen into the categories I have described above. All people in our fallen world carry some baggage — whether from past relationships, childhood trauma or our families of origin. Divorce was permitted because of man's sin; it was a protection for the innocent party.
Far from being commitment-shy, they were keen to find a good woman and get on with the business of building a healthy relationship.
Reentering the Dating Scene After Divorce
They tell us that Jesus meant for this to apply only during the betrothal period, before the marriage was consummated. In order to know if your date is a good candidate for marriage, you have to really know his story. Scripture allows for divorce in three instances: Sep 29, As a Christian, your date needs to be able to identify his own sins and character traits that contributed to his marriage breakup, even if his ex was primarily at fault.