Support group explores divorce-related topics
Relationships' and "Single Sexuality'
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[June 13, 2007]
Am I ready to begin dating
again? How can I make sure a new relationship will work out? If I
don't remarry, how can I deal with the loss of intimacy? These
questions will be answered when the DivorceCare support group meets
from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Jefferson Street Christian Church, 1700
N. Jefferson St.
DivorceCare is a video seminar series featuring experts on
divorce and recovery topics such as coping with loneliness and
depression, financial survival, and single parenting. Each session
also includes group discussion.
"New Relationships" suggests 12 ways divorced individuals can
know whether they are ready to begin dating again. The video
features pastor and author Tony Evans of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship,
Dallas, Texas; and Gary Richmond, pastor and author of "The Divorce
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"Single Sexuality" offers suggestions for dealing with sexual
urges and desires after divorce. Featured experts include author and
speaker Dick Purnell, licensed clinical social worker Linda Mintle,
Ph.D., and Elsa Kok, editor of the single-parent-family edition of
Focus on the Family magazine.
DivorceCare will meet Mondays through July 23. Participants may
join the group at any time during the 12-week series;
preregistration is not required. Cost of the DivorceCare workbook is
$12. Child care is available. Call 217-732-9294 for information.
Jefferson Street Christian
Church news release]