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How My Divorce Strengthened My Spiritual Life

When I got married, I was prepared to commit to my spouse or the rest of my life. I took my vows seriously, and I had no intention of adding to the additional divorce statistics.

I assumed that divorce was easy to avoid. If my partner and I were having problems, I assumed that we could resolve those issues in counseling. I thought that marriage would be easy.

However, my views of marriage weren't exactly realistic. After eight years of marriage, my spouse asked me for a divorce. He said that we were too young when we got married, and claimed that he wanted a chance to experience the single life. I was powerless; there was nothing I could do to change his views.

At first, the divorce drove me into a deep depression. I had planned out my entire life, but now those dreams for the future were over. I was something that I had never wanted to be.

In time, however, my feelings about the divorce began to change. As strange as it sounds, I believe that my divorce strengthened my spiritual life. I wanted to discover a different part of who I was, a me who was truly authentic and real Astrology helped me recognize and remember parts of who I was and who I always wanted to be.

It Forced Me To Confront My Own Faults

I spent a lot of my life feeling superior to other people. I assumed that people got divorced because they had made mistakes, or because they weren't faithful enough.

When I got divorced, I had to confront my person faults. I stopped thinking about how much better I was than other people. Instead, I focused on becoming a better person. I knew that I wasn't superior to anyone else; I was another sinful person who could be saved by God.

I Got More Involved At Church

When my husband and I got married, we were both active in our church. As time went on, however, my husband began to drift away. By the time our marriage ended, we were only going to church to keep up appearances.

After my divorce, I spent a lot of time at church. That support system really got me through a tough time. I stopped worrying about my romantic life and started focusing on my spiritual life instead.

In the days after my husband and I separated, I felt like God had abandoned me. I believed that God had brought my husband and I together, and I expected him to keep us together. After a lot of prayer and soul searching, I realized that that wasn't the case. In the end, my divorce brought me closer to God.


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