But should widowers and widows dating divorcees have to worry about their relationship? And if divorced, should they only date other divorcees?
What’s the combination that will give you the best chance for true companionship?
Jesus spoke about marriage in Mark 10:9: "Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate." It shows how much God values marriage.
Sadly, it also shows our brokenness, when we review the divorce rate, even among Christians.
Certainly, divorced dads know how tough it is to survive the divorce and its aftermath.
Especially when you have been an innocent victim, or when you put a lot of effort into saving the marriage only to not succeed, there are some serious scars.
Breakups are never easy, but finding love after a divorce can seem even harder, sometimes.
For people who have suffered the pain of divorce, finding love again can be tremendously challenging.
Many dads take a long time to recover before they are ready to date again; and some are ready within a few weeks or months.
At Stitch, many of our members are either widowed or divorced, which brings new challenges to finding a partner later in life.
It’s an unchosen label that both connects them to others that have experienced the same trauma, but also makes them feel as if a world made for couples has thrown them aside.
Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Through Jesus we may even call him 'Abba Father'.
The apostle Paul writes in 2 Corinthians : "Do not be yoked together with unbelievers." We believe that this warning also applies to marriage, and that it's better for Christians not to marry non-believers.