It doesn’t matter if you wanted the divorce or not, are the one who left or filed, or were abandoned . . . the wounds are there for everyone, including the children and extended family, and they are deep. Rose Sweet, a leading expert in the pastoral issues surrounding separation, divorce, Catholic Decree of Nullity, remarriage, and blended families, will offer help for those hurting because of divorce. She’s remarried and has ministered to the divorced for over twenty-five years after experiencing a long history of abandonment, pain. and shame of civil divorce herself.