When It’s Time to Rebuild
Divorce… infidelity… the devastating loss of a child or spouse… these things, and others, can shatter a family. So, how do you begin the rebuilding process? First, survey the damage. Talk about it with each member of your family… really listen to the feelings they express, and be open about your own. Second, seek help from a trusted advisor or pastor who can help you sort out your emotions. Third, be patient—with yourself and with your family—realizing that it may take awhile for everyone to feel stable and secure again. For more help, here are 5 ways to face difficult times in marriage.