Divorce not final dating
Non-divorced Catholics need to be careful of assumptions, to discard any trace of judgment toward the divorced.Since I have “been there, done that” when it comes to being judgmental, I can address this issue personally.
It is wrong to ask for details before you support your divorced friend, family member or parishioner.It is time for all of us in the Church to stop judging the divorced.This may seem like a rationalization, but Jesus’ statement in Matthew 19:6 (“Therefore, what God has joined together, no human being must separate”) does not apply to all marriages.I understood right from the beginning of my new life as a single person that, in order to be happy in a new relationship, I would have to be happy just being me and being single. At the same time, I was unaware of what makes a healthy marriage and very much in denial about our problems.My attitude now is, “If it happens, it happens.” In the meantime, please accept that I am fine as a single person. It means that I love you and I love the institution of marriage. My marital problems went a lot deeper than most, but every marriage needs constant care.