Should I Stay or Should I Go?

What if it Was the Other Person Who Left?

Many people have stayed in relationships that ranged from friendship to business to marriage to church attendance, and it was the last place they should have stayed.

Staying for the benefit of others is not a good enough reason to stay. God is bigger than divorce – of COURSE, He hates it! He hates that it occurs at all, and He hates what it does to people.

Unresolved relationship

But staying in a toxic relationship for the sake of law isn’t a good enough reason to stay. Ideally, BOTH people in ANY relationship must do the work that is necessary to heal themselves first – the relationship will follow.  But if only one person is doing the work, and the other is letting them … then there is nothing to work with.

How To Tell Who is Right and Who is Wrong

In the middleHow many times have you felt stuck in the middle of an argument by two people that you love?  You can see both sides of things, but there’s an impasse and the relationship appears to be falling apart, or the opportunity will be lost and at no small cost to those involved.

In the case of children involved in a marital dispute, they just want Mommy and Daddy to stop fighting. In the case of a business deal, or government shutdown, people want an agreement to be made that will allow people to move on with their lives without paying a higher price for someone else’s poor decisions or stubbornness.