Instead of going for it on 4th and long. The majority of couples punt. They get a divorce. Problem is that it is so ingrained in people from their youth, it is hard to overcome without the help of the Lord. This post shared with us from the Houston Chronicle online newspaper(http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/headline/nation/4438165.html) is just one example in one state of how bad it has gotten. I remember my high school and jr high days. Boys and girls would go steady, be close a few weeks, break up, and do it all over again. Same thing carries over in the adult years, but it lasts a bit longer because all the paper work slows up the process.
Folks remember what Jesus said in Matthew 24
38 For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
39 And knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Even those not serving the Lord, Satan will attack their marriage as it is a type of relation of Christ and His Church. Anything ordained of the Lord is a target for Satan. To attack, to destroy, or to corrupt.
14Yet ye say, Wherefore? Because the LORD hath been witness between thee and the wife of thy youth, against whom thou hast dealt treacherously: yet is she thy companion, and the wife of thy covenant.
15And did not he make one? Yet had he the residue of the spirit. And wherefore one? That he might seek a godly seed. Therefore take heed to your spirit, and let none deal treacherously against the wife of his youth.
16For the LORD, the God of Israel, saith that he hateth putting away: for one covereth violence with his garment, saith the LORD of hosts: therefore take heed to your spirit, that ye deal not treacherously.
17Ye have wearied the LORD with your words. Yet ye say, Wherein have we wearied him? When ye say, Every one that doeth evil is good in the sight of the LORD, and he delighteth in them; or, Where is the God of judgment?
There are several flash points in the Bible that God, in His sovereign acts, stepped in and brought judgement on the earth or its inhabitants. When Jesus was speaking in Matthew 24, it ws in response to the question of the end of the world and final judgement. Do know that the things that God hates, God will judge.