Tag Archives: Separation

Divorce Law in Ohio: An Overview

I am not a lawyer, and during our 16-month marital separation I never hired a family law attorney. We did hire a professional divorce mediator and I had extensive talks with her and I did some reading. Each state is different … Continue reading

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Love and Respect Testimony

This in an wonderful video testimony by a couple who used the principles from the book Love and Respect by Emmerson Eggerichs to restore their marriage. One thing that touched me is when the husband shared that even though he … Continue reading

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The Most Important Command Is To Love

When you are in a bad spot in your marriage, or even separated, it is easy to get into all sorts of thinking about such things as: “Does God allow divorce in my situation?” It is possible to read alot … Continue reading

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Hope for Separated Men

I just recently came across a Facebook page for separated men connected with Saddleback Church in California. It looks pretty good. Check it out at this link on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/#!/SeparatedMen (need to be signed into Facebook) or here on the … Continue reading

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Testimony / Encouragement Just When Needed

During our separation there were times when God brought some amazing encouragement to me just when I needed it. Once I was at a church in Michigan that was pastored by a friend. At the end of the service they … Continue reading

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Another perspective on “If your wife wants out”

In various places on this blog I share some of the things I did when Sharon wanted out of our marriage and I have suggested some ideas I have thought of since. Below is another man’s perspective on what to … Continue reading

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A Little Frustration with Men . . .

I often have men call me saying how much pain they are in because their wife wants out of the marriage, and how they will do anything to save their marriage. Typically I make several suggestions for them to try … Continue reading

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Overcoming the “She’s Done” Crowd

One of my struggles during our separation were the well meaning people around me who were trying to convince me that “Sharon’s done” or “It’s over” and encouraging me in subtle ways to quietly accept that, give her a dissolution, … Continue reading

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Saving Your Marriage By Yourself

So often during our own separation I heard people tell me that I couldn’t save my marriage by myself. I hear the same thing now from people whose spouse wants out and they are teetering on giving up. Okay, I … Continue reading

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Playing to Win or Playing to Lose

During our separation as I struggling with what to do to save my marriage, and contemplating what would happen if  everything I tried failed and we got divorced, my counselor challenged me to play to win instead of playing to … Continue reading

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