America 's No Fault Divorce Laws Essay

799 Words Nov 10th, 2016 4 Pages
“Divorce couldn’t get much easier. America’s no-fault divorce laws allow spouses to unilaterally walk out on their families for any reason,” Willett wrote, noting that children often bear the brunt of our current divorce laws (The Huffington Post).” Couples should try harder at staying together instead of just giving up at the first sign of trouble. If couples were required to go to counseling to talk about their problems and to understand what they are doing to each other and their families if they do get a divorce. Divorce laws in America need to be strengthened. Families should try harder and that is all there is to it. Easy divorce laws do nothing but give people incentives to end their marriages rather than work on fixing them. Most Americans do not see divorce as a sin but God sees divorce as a sin. In Matthew 19:6, Jesus tells the Pharisees: “Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.” This in itself tells us that divorce is a sin and should not be done. Another scripture is Malachi 2:16 “For the Lord, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the Lord of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously.” We take vows when we get married and we should strive every day to keep those vows. “I, ________, take thee ________, to be my husband/wife, and before God and these witnesses I promise to be a…

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