Focus on the Family

Approaching Remarriage

Remarriage should be considered carefully and only after a couple has sought premarital counseling.

by Ron Blue, Jeremy L. White

I'm hesitant to tread very far into all the relational and spiritual aspects of remarriage. Let me just comment on the unfortunate possibility of a widowed or divorced individual – particularly one with sizeable financial assets – being preyed upon by someone of the opposite sex. I've observed how vulnerable the newly single may be to remarrying too quickly or remarrying those primarily interested in their money. The stories are sad but true.

Certainly, remarriage should be considered carefully and only after a couple has sought premarital counseling. Here are a few pointers specifically related to finances that may be helpful: