Dating someone while they going through divorce
First Thessalonians instructs us to “abstain from all appearance of evil” (KJV).The better choice is to abstain from any action that could endanger one spiritually or give the impression to others of a careless attitude toward marriage.
A divorce in this case, in the words of God, is due to “hardness of heart” (Mark 10:1–12).All of the biblical allowances for remarriage after a divorce relate to the “innocent” spouse in a divorce with biblical grounds.There is no biblical allowance for remarriage for a spouse divorced for unbiblical reasons or for a spouse who caused a divorce, whether by adultery, abandonment, and/or other possible grounds.as women is difficult, because it can make us feel powerless and/or less-than-feminist.So posts like this make folks uncomfortable, often leading to three kinds of reactionary (and unhelpful) comments. Even though we all have insecurities, self-confidence is not my major struggle.Even the innocent victim of an unwanted divorce is still married until the marriage is legally or formally ended.
Forging a dating relationship outside of marriage, even for those getting a divorce, gives the wrong appearance.
That is, the innocent spouse has been abandoned by his/her unbelieving spouse or has been cheated on by an unrepentant adulterer.
In either case, the innocent spouse is mostly likely in a state of emotional turmoil and vulnerability.
According to the Bible, marriage is a lifetime commitment. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate” (Matthew 19:6). There are three situations in which dating during the divorce process might occur.
The first is the case of a spouse who has biblical grounds for divorce.
It’s not popular to say (and I’m sure I’ll be e-stoned for saying it anyway), but if you’re overweight and serious about expanding your dating options, it may be worthwhile to shrink your waistline.