The Cauldron: A Pagan Forum (Archive Board)
May 26, 2020, 06:47:05 pm *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: This is our Read Only Archive Board (closed to posting July 2011). Join our new vBulletin board!
  Portal   Forum   Help Rules Search Chat (Mux) Articles Login Register   *

Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
May 26, 2020, 06:47:05 pm

Login with username, password and session length
The Cauldron's server is expensive and requires monthly payments. Please become a Bronze, Silver or Gold Donor if you can. Donations are needed every month. Without member support, we can't afford the server.
TC Staff
Important Information about this Archive Board
This message board is The Cauldron: A Pagan Forum's SMF Archive Board. It is closed to new memberships and to posting, but there are over 250,000 messages here that you can still search and read -- many full of interesting and useful information. (This board was open from February 2007 through June 2011).

Our new vBulletin discussion board is located at -- if you would like to participate in discussions like those you see here, please visit our new vBulletin message board, register an account and join in our discussions. We hope you will find the information in this message archive useful and will consider joining us on our new board.
Pages: 1 [2] 3   Go Down
  Add bookmark  |  Print  
Author Topic: Divorce and your faith  (Read 9707 times)
Board Staff
Adept Member
Last Login:February 29, 2016, 11:06:03 pm
Canada Canada

Religion: Hellenic Pagan
Posts: 1119

Blog entries (0)

« Reply #25: October 25, 2007, 12:04:49 pm »

In practice, I have opinions about a lot of things that I know full well are none of my damn business.

Well sure, everyone does.   Smiley  I was using "none of my damn business" not only to express that it was, in fact, none of my damn business, but also to say that I simply don't *care*.  Other people's relationships to their own wedding vows do not concern me, in any sense of the term "concern."  And that extends to my attitudes about divorce -- the *only* entities that should get any say over dissolving a marriage contract are the people involved, and the dissolving of that contract needs to be relatively easy to do. 

To elaborate:  The spectacle of "five times divorced!!1!" does not bother me in any way -- that person's apparent need to formalize every last one of their romantic relationships is their problem, not mine (I might roll my eyes, but beyond that?  so not my problem).  But the spectacle of someone forced to remain in a marriage against his/her (historically, usually her) will, because some other entity has decided that his/her reasons for leaving aren't "serious" enough, in that entity's opinion?  That seriously, seriously creeps me out, because that *could* be my problem. How much work put into a relationship is "enough," what can/cannot be lived with, when the problems outweigh the benefits, when the relationship has run its course -- the *only* people who can make those calls are the people actually involved in the relationship.  No one else. 

Welcome, Guest!
You will need to register and/or login to participate in our discussions.

Read our Rules and Policies and the Quoting Guidelines.

Help Fund Our Server? Donate to Lyricfox's Cancer Fund?

Pages: 1 [2] 3   Go Up
  Add bookmark  |  Print  
Jump to:  
  Portal   Forum   Help Rules Search Chat (Mux) Articles Login Register   *

* Share this topic...
In a forum
In a site/blog

Related Topics
Subject Started by Replies Views Last post
Ordeals, Trials, Tests of Faith « 1 2 »
Pagan Spirituality
Aster Breo 26 6866 Last post April 15, 2008, 02:40:57 am
by Waldfrau
An Evangelical Rethink on Divorce?
Religious News
LyricFox 4 1655 Last post November 07, 2007, 07:16:13 am
by Melamphoros
Faith Healing
Non-Pagan Religions and Interfaith Discussions
dragonfaerie 11 4082 Last post March 08, 2009, 03:05:13 pm
by fatalperfection
Religious Divorce « 1 2 3 4 »
Faith in Everyday Life
Sperran 59 13008 Last post May 31, 2009, 12:09:40 pm
by sailor_tech
Divorce and neopaganism « 1 2 »
Pagan Spirituality
theperfumer 22 5519 Last post July 21, 2010, 05:23:16 pm
by sailor_tech
EU Cookie Notice: This site uses cookies. By using this site you consent to their use.

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.21 | SMF © 2006-2008, Simple Machines
TinyPortal v0.9.8 © Bloc
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.046 seconds with 35 queries.