The Philippines is now the only country in the world that denies divorce to the majority of its citizens and is the last hold out among a group of faithfully catholic countries in where the church has fought hard to enforce its views on the holiness of marriage. But in today’s fast-paced generation, divorce became a serious topic in the country which leads to the forced implementation of divorce bill since annulment is now circulating the country. However, 75% of the country’s population does not want divorce to be legalized in the country for five main points.
According to the Bible, marriage is a lifetime commitment, “So they are no longer two, but one. Therefore what God has joined together, let man not separate” (Matthew 19:6) for God hates divorce (Malachi 2:…show more content… If divorce is legalized, not only the couple will suffer the consequences but also the children and basically speaking, divorce creates a greater impact to the children. Practically speaking, It is more damaging for a child to have to suffer the break-up of their parents than to live through a conflicted household marriage mainly because It is very difficult for children to see the two people they love most in the world fall out of love for one-another and break up. This is more difficult than the pain of living in a loveless and/or tense household environment. Divorce isn’t just a short-term crisis for children but a long-term threat to their academic performance, their ability to commit to relationships, and their mental health. The relationship between the children of divorce and their parents, particularly between children and their fathers, is likely to be worse than in families that remain intact. Not in the world will ever exist a perfect family, there are always the ups and downs and no matter what people say, divorce will remain a myth to those who have faith in the sanctity of