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Divorce

Book Review: Cheated On

Cheated On: The Divorce Minister Guide for Surviving Adultery and Keeping Your Faith by David Derksen [Divorce Minister: 2018] I divorced my husband for adultery in 2014. If you want to get more technical: I told my husband I wanted a divorce in 2013 and physically separated from him, but the actual divorce was filed […] Read more…

Review: Leave a Cheater, Gain a Life

Leave a Cheater, Gain a Life: The Chump Lady’s Survival Guide by Tracy Schorn [Philadelphia, Penn.: Running Press, May 2016] These days, self-help books are a dime a dozen and so often seem to be filled with myopic, impractical “advice” rife with wishful thinking on the part of their authors, it’s become both shocking and […] Read more…

On Forgiveness and Adultery

“You need to forgive.” Any Christian who has survived the horror show that is infidelity has heard it before, usually from another well-meaning Christian: the assertion, the insistence, that we must forgive our (ex-)spouses and their affair partners immediately, regardless of whether or not they believe they have done anything wrong, to say nothing of […] Read more…