Divorce and Infidelity

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Avoiding Dangerous Attractions

Dave Carder

After counseling people who have been hurt by infidelity, Dave Carder has learned that being aware and being prepared are more important than ever. There are too many opportunities for infidelity.

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Portrait of Al and Lisa Robertson

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Al and Lisa Robertson: Rebuilding After an Affair

Pam Woody

Al and Lisa Robertson talked with Focus on the Family about their journey from devastation to forgiveness, and how they're now committed to helping other couples rebuild their relationship after an affair.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Giving Your Marriage a Second Chance (Part 2 of 2)

Speaker and author Juana Mikels shares the dramatic story of how she abandoned her marriage after three years, found faith in Jesus Christ and reconciled with her husband, with the two of them recently celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

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Giving Your Marriage a Second Chance (Part 1 of 2)

Speaker and author Juana Mikels shares the dramatic story of how she abandoned her marriage after three years, found faith in Jesus Christ and reconciled with her husband, with the two of them recently celebrating their 35th wedding anniversary. (Part 1 of 2)

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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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Divorce Was Never God's Intention

John MacArthur

Only one man and one woman existed in the beginning. For that very obvious reason, divorce and remarriage were not options in the divine plan for man.

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Divorce Was Never God's Original Design

John MacArthur

Divorce was never a part of God's original, ideal design for mankind.

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Article

The Dilemma of Divorce

John MacArthur

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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worried husband and sad wife

Article

The Ashley Madison Fallout — What Now?

Erin Smalley

Fallout from the data breech at Ashley Madison has been devastating, and as a result, many people have had their hearts broken. What now?

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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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Al and Lisa Robertson

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Leaving Old Relationships to Embark on a New One

Al Robertson and Lisa Robertson

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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phil robertson duck dynasty family

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Duck Dynasty: Food, Family and Faith

Jeremy V. Jones

The Robertson family has built a multimillion-dollar empire on its duck calls, but they've left no doubt that the family's foundation is built on faith — and good food shared at family mealtimes.

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frustrated spouses, hands holding heads

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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 Broadcast

Episode

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 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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Introduction: Hope for the Separated

Pam Woody

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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Separation as an Act of Love

Pam Woody

While reconciliation is God's desire for struggling couples, there are all sorts of situations that can bring a marriage to the crisis point — and separation can be an act of love.

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When Separation is the Beginning of the End

Pam Woody

What if reconciliation proves to be impossible and divorce is inevitable? Dr. Gary Chapman offers hope to individuals starting again on their own. 

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Parenting During Separation

Pam Woody

When a couple reaches the point of separation, the entire situation gets further complicated when children are involved. Advice from Dr. Gary Chapman.

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Feelings Will Change

Pam Woody

On average, the high of new love lasts approximately two years, and then every couple has to work toward a deeper sense of emotional love.

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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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