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Description

A man explains how he was unfaithful to his wife after falling in love with another woman. Brought up as a Roman Catholic, he is now agnostic and still values the importance of marriage as an institution. However, if love dies, should people have to stay together?
Religious Education
This clip is from:
Religious Education, KS3 & 4 Challenging Faith and Exploring Beliefs
First broadcast:
24 February 2005

Classroom Ideas

Ask pupils to consider the emotions involved in this situation – on both sides. Look at the teachings of the churches on marriage. Weigh the arguments in favour of lifelong union against the arguments for separation in an unhappy marriage. Write a letter from a sympathetic Christian minister advising this couple on what they should do and why.

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