Sick Husband. Is a divorce in order?

05-30-12 17:09

Sick Husband. Is a divorce in order?

Marriage is an institution that should be full of joy, happiness and love. This is actually what people promise to do when they wed and make those vows before God and the people. God is holy ordinance which dictates that two people brought together by love should be united till death and stick together through thick and thin of marriage. Even though there are marriages which stick through the test of time till the very end, more people are nowadays finding it hard to keep the promise. Different situations and circumstances lead to the failure with some being simple things which can be resolved by two people willing to save a marriage. Many are those stuck in situations where they wonder whether it would be right for them to divorce their spouses. Illnesses are some of the things that have left many lacking answers appertaining to divorce. Whereas there are some who will run on the onset of a illness in their spouse, some will stick and try to help as much as they can. There are however situations where it can be too much to hope that the partner will ever get well. The marriage vows tie the individuals as they promise to be there through sickness and health. However, terminal illnesses can be very challenging for many people with most feeling the need to get divorced. Women will normally stay longer taking care of their ailing husbands but that point of sinking low always comes and they wonder whether it is right. The decision solely depends on the situation at hand. In cases where there is absolutely no hope of recovering and the ailing husband is ready to allow the woman to enjoy her life with someone else, then a divorce is not such a bad idea. It could however lead to guilty feeling in many as they feel as though they left when their spouses needed them the most. It is only wise to ensure that one continues to check on the ailing husband even though both agreed to free each other. For those who truly feel attached to their husbands, then taking care of the sick husband till the very end could also be a noble act. One should however do this willingly and without feeling neglected or burdened by the sick husband. Any decisions made regarding divorce needs to be strategized and given time. The heart never lies in such situation so listen to it.