Divorce and Infidelity

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The Dilemma of Divorce

At the Fall, the battle of the sexes began, and one of the most tragic consequences of that battle is the propensity to divorce.

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Al and Lisa Robertson

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Leaving Old Relationships to Embark on a New One

Leaving and cleaving means to leave old relationships to embark on a new one — honoring the husband-wife relationship over all others. “Duck Dynasty” stars Al and Lisa Robertson share their advice.

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Marital Infidelity: Recovery for Both Wounded Spouses

Infidelity is a pain that's far too common to far too many. If you're dealing with a cheating spouse or admitting that you are a cheating spouse, there's still hope for restoration in your marriage.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Finding Restoration When Love is Gone (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. David Clarke offers practical advice and hope to the person whose spouse has communicated, "I don't love you anymore." (Part 2 of 2) 

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Finding Restoration When Love is Gone (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. David Clarke offers practical advice and hope to the person whose spouse has communicated, "I don't love you anymore." (Part 1 of 2)

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Hope for the Separated

While reconciliation is God's desire for struggling couples, there are all sorts of situations that can bring a marriage to the crisis point. Dr. Gary Chapman offers hope and help for the separated.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Children of Divorce

Divorce is tough on adults.  But that’s not all.  If you’re recently divorced, there are a couple things you can do to help minimize the impact on your children.

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Focus on the Family Minute

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Stone Drunk

If you've wondered how a friend could ever cheat on their spouse, Pastor Dave Carder has the answer. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Friendship or Flirtation? (Part 2 of 2)

Yesterday, I told you why infatuation is one of the most common dangers facing marriages.  It’s because infatuation can lead you toward an affair before you’re even aware of it.

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Focus on the Family Minute

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Extinguishing Old Flames

In today’s connected world, looking up the past can be destructive to a marriage. It may be tempting to catch up with an old flame, especially if you’re discontent with your current circumstances. Pastor Dave Carder has a warning. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Friendship or Flirtation? (Part 1 of 2)

Marriages everywhere are at risk because of one of the most powerful drugs known to man.  It’s called infatuation.

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Infidelity — To Tell Or Not To Tell Your Spouse?

Greg Smalley

If you've been unfaithful in your marriage and you're wondering what to do now, Dr. Greg Smalley explains 10 reasons to have a talk with your spouse.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Ripped Apart

If you feel you’ve reached the end of your marriage and have decided divorce is the only answer, let me encourage you to do everything possible to save and restore your relationship.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Create a New Normal

Here at Focus on the Family we hear from couples every day whose marriage has been rocked by adversity. Many have endured an affair. Others have suffered from abuse or addiction. But the common thread running through them all is the challenge of reconciling when your relationship has been ripped in half.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Marriage: Contract and Covenant

Research continues to indicate that divorce is a serious problem for our culture. I think that’s because society doesn’t understand the significance of a marriage relationship.

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Should I Get a Divorce?

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Should I Get a Divorce?

No couple goes into marriage thinking they'll be the ones who won't make it.

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Pornography and Virtual Infidelity

The photograph was invented in 1839, and in just 11 quick years the word “pornographer” was seeded into our dictionary—unaware of the Zeus-like power and combustive fury that was to come as virtual infidelity would some day be as close as a harmless-blue Click Here.

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Intensive Marriage Counseling

The dice went flying across the room. A friendly game of Yahtzee had just turned bad. Sad to say that was me that hit the box and sent the dice through the air.

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When Your Marriage Needs Help

Your marriage isn't doomed because you hurt one another, have difficulty communicating or have disagreements over important issues.

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Dealing With Pornography and Internet Addiction

Brenda's heart ached. Her husband, a youth pastor, had been arrested. The problem behind it all was even worse than the arrest itself — he had an uncontrollable sexual addiction.

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Divorce and Separation

It takes more than an opinion to discover the right thing.

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Affairs and Adultery

"How could you?" Susan asked, staring at her husband, John, in unbelief. He and a co-worker had been "just friends" until a few months ago. Today the truth came out.

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Forgiveness and Restoration

One reason we resist forgiving is that we don't really understand what forgiveness is or how it works. We think we do, but we don't.

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Guarding Your Heart in Marriage

Are you guarding your marriage? Better yet, are you guarding your heart in your marriage?

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