Families: Without This Ring...

A divorce ceremony can help ease the grief and pain at the end of a marriage

J.B. Silvers and his wife Barbara stood before a minister at the Nottingham United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Ohio, for one of the biggest moments of their lives. A dozen friends and family members stood by as they exchanged vows, promising to respect each other and asking the support of those watching. But the vows were a lot different from the ones they had taken 34 years earlier, at their wedding. "We are here to witness an end and a beginning and to share the making of new commitments," said the pastor. "Barbara and J.B. have decided, after much effort, pain...

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