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His first marriage fizzled after less than two years once he realized their religious beliefs — he’s a Seventh-day Adventist; she was an atheist — were …
But what happens if your dreams aren’t matched by reality?
What happens if what’s supposed to be a lifelong commitment is cut short by divorce or death?
“I wanted to be the mom, the wife, the president of the PTA [Parent-Teacher Association].” For all of those who do live this version of the American dream, there are a surprising number of people who, for a variety of reasons, don’t.
And for some well-meaning family members and friends, this is a problem in need of a solution.
In the United States unmarried households outnumber married households by more than 600,000 (50.2 percent unmarried households versus 49.8 percent married households).So not only is it difficult to lump every single adult into one category—it’s also difficult for the local church to minister to such a large cross section of its members.Life Happens Most of us imagine growing into some kind of married state, either because of the family situation we grew up in or because of popular media images we’ve been exposed to.“Because of the generation I’m in, I really didn’t know how people would accept me as a divorced person,” says Monica, divorced after 29 years of marriage.This was especially precarious because she worked most of those years in Adventist institutions at which divorce was often considered scandalous.
Says Joshua, “Just a week and a half ago at church an elderly woman asked me, ‘Did you ever get married?