You’re in when you have a loyal friend, a trustworthy ally. When the same person betrays you, sells you out, you move from the daytime world of clarity and light to the dark underworld of , confusion and despair.
This is the same move you make, the same place you visit, when your company starts to fail and your job is placed in doubt.
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Whoa! This is basically what Matthew 5:32a in the bible says!!

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In my personal experiences, worldview, and understanding, at least.

Divorce, I think, is "actively (or intentionally) rescinding a given promise". A promise is supposed to hold, and to keep up. If you are a loyal partner, and they suddenly go void on you, you are in trouble because "It is not good for man to be alone".

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The promise of marriage is the most intimate promise that a human would give. If this is nulled/cancelled unexpectedly, and you can not prepare, it will break your trust at a deep level; stunt your very ability to trust. Such a betrayal impacts the capacity to open up to an other then, and relate and bond.

And the need for intimacy is still there. Where should a loyal yet wrongfully betrayed person go now to have intimacy also on the sexual level?

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The partner once promised to give himself to her, but he now suddenly vanished. (Or she once promised [..], but she now suddenly vanished)

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