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Offline Dismus

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Marriage problem
« on: July 03, 2006, 06:13:47 PM »
It seems I will be needing all the prayers I can get now. Due to finding out about a very serious marital problem I am faced with, I will be leaving my husband and taking my little girl to my mother's house in another state for a period of time until I can get something else worked out. I don't want a divorce for several reasons and hope for my daughter's sake some thing will turn around. I have been a stay at home mom since her birth, and now will be having to find some kind of a job and hopefully my mom can pitch in and watch her when she can. Until I can find other options.
I am very scared and feel like I am going to go off the deep end.
Please Pray if not for me for my little one.
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Re: Marriage problem
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2006, 06:34:38 PM »
I am very sorry to hear all of that.  You all shall be in my prayers.  Lord have Mercy and May the Holy Theotokos watch over your family.
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Re: Marriage problem
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2006, 06:35:00 PM »
I am speechless and don't want to spout the usual platitudes but I will pray.

Do you have friends where you are going. You will need support beyond your Mom. Also a church home would be good to find also.

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Re: Marriage problem
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2006, 06:57:46 PM »
Thank you.

I do not have anyone there that I know other than my half brother who is 18 yrs old, and my stepfather. Here is the bad news. They are Jehovah's Witnesses. :(
So, they will not be very helpful on my attendace at any parish.
There is a Roman Catholic parish 5 min from their home, but I know there is no Orthodox parish close by. :(
I will no doubt be introduced to their "JW" friends and this is scary.
My husband is an attorney. :(
My stepfather is one too. ;)
:(

This is quite a problem.

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Re: Marriage problem
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2006, 07:51:30 PM »
May the Lord bless and have mercy on you, according to His will.
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Re: Marriage problem
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2006, 08:35:05 PM »
Lord have mercy!

Yes, things may look bleak now, but in the midst of the Crucifixion, that which the world called a defeat was actually the great victory that we all share in!

Please keep us informed and know that we are concerned for you and yours.
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Re: Marriage problem
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2006, 10:10:19 PM »
Thank you.

I do not have anyone there that I know other than my half brother who is 18 yrs old, and my stepfather. Here is the bad news. They are Jehovah's Witnesses. :(
So, they will not be very helpful on my attendace at any parish.
There is a Roman Catholic parish 5 min from their home, but I know there is no Orthodox parish close by. :(
I will no doubt be introduced to their "JW" friends and this is scary.
My husband is an attorney. :(
My stepfather is one too. ;)
:(

This is quite a problem.

I will pray for you. You do seem to be in a bad situation, but things can always be worked out. Although Jehovah's witnesses like to attempt converting people, they are your family and I believe if you tell them from the get go you are not interested, they would not continue. That I speak of from experience.

may God be with you sister.
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Re: Marriage problem
« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2006, 10:24:35 PM »
So sorry to hear this. Be strong and have faith.

I will pray for you

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Re: Marriage problem
« Reply #8 on: July 04, 2006, 12:24:31 PM »
Prayers for your situation and needs...

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