Pastoral Psychology

, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp 82–91

The effect of the divorce experience on spiritual growth

  • Jean M. Blomquist

DOI: 10.1007/BF01760071

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Blomquist, J.M. Pastoral Psychol (1985) 34: 82. doi:10.1007/BF01760071


This essay presents the findings from a study of the effect of divorce on spiritual growth among Protestants. Looking at movement in the areas of love of God, self, and others, it shows that the divorce experience can have varying levels of impact which relate at least partially to the traumatic intensity of the experience itself.

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© Human Sciences Press 1985

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