Why does Judaism allow divorce? If the Torah says that the person we marry is our soul mate, why then
does the Torah create a process for divorce? Doesn’t the Catholic position make more sense?
God not only allowing, but creating a holy process for divorce is a wonderful thing, and an amazing
lesson to us.
God tells us that the person we marry is our soul mate, which means that he or she is the person that
God needs us to be married to. But, God says, even though I need you to be married to this person, if it’s
too painful for you, I will get you out of it. God is saying that our pain is more important to him than his
Perhaps, if we took this lesson to heart, in some cases divorce wouldn’t be necessary.