One way to avoid the temptation of settling is to know what’s acceptable and what’s not, to both you and God, before you start looking for love.This is where slowing down before getting into a serious relationship helps.After experiencing the comforts of marriage, it can be tempting to settle for less than God’s best.
This may mean seeking out your pastor for support, joining a Divorce Recovery group or visiting a Christian counselor.
Some divorced church-goers try to convince themselves that God’s command to abstain from sex doesn’t apply to them — that it’s for the never-married crowd.
She suggested that he develop relationships with other Christian men for support, rather than seek out women for emotional comfort. And, until he heals, he won’t be able to relax and commit his entire heart to his new partner the way God intends.
To begin healing, you’ll want to seek counsel from committed Christians who are willing to walk through the grief process with you.
And each new boyfriend has developed a relationship with Sharon’s son, Branden.