Skip to comments.Pat Robertson Tells Wife of Cheater, ‘He’s a Man’
Posted on 05/17/2013 10:38:14 AM PDT by markomalley
Televangelist Pat Robertson is under fire once again after telling the wife of a cheating husband to get over the infidelity and provide a better home so he doesnt wander.
Robertson was responding to a letter from a woman identified as Ivy during Wednesdays episode of The 700 Club. Ivy wrote, We have gone to counseling, but I just cant seem to forgive, nor can I trust. How do you let go of the anger? How do you trust again?
Robertsons co-host began to answer the letter when the one-time Republican presidential hopeful interjected with the secret to getting past the cheating.
Stop talking about the cheating. He cheated on you. Well, hes a man. O.K., Robertson said.
Robertson suggested the wife forget about the incident and focus on why she married her husband in the first place, advising she try to fall in love with him again. The televangelist rolled out a series of questions for Ivy to think about.
Does he provide a home for you to live in? Does he provide food for you to eat? Robertson asked. Is he handsome?
But it was the way Robertson ended his response that set off a firestorm.
Males have a tendency to wander a little bit, and what you want to do it make the home so wonderful that he doesnt want to wander, he said.
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Oh, so it’s only the woman’s responsibility... I see. I guess I thought part of being married was the vow to be faithful to one another and to God. I can’t wait to tell my wife we were wrong!
I think Pat Robertson popped a few blood vessels in his brain while he was leg pressing 2000 pounds.
I’m surprised ABC found Roberston’s statement controversial. Males are scum is one of the basic assumptions their journalists make when reporting anything gender related.
So did he he convert to Islam or register as a Democrat? He, it worked for Hillary Clinton.
Biblical Christians believe the Scripture “God Hates Divorce”. I am aware that The Catholic Church is also very much against divorce. Jesus gives adultery as the ONLY reason for divorce, because of the hardness of people’s hearts. So what should Robinson say? Should he suggest divorce because the woman can’t seem to forgive, even with counseling? I know he stated it awkwardly, and probably was not even helpful to this lady, but what would you have suggested?
I probably would have said, “Leave the jerk”, but would that have been the best answer for a Christian?
Teddy Kennedy (in questioning him about alleged sexual harassment): “Have you ever tried getting out of the shower wearing just a towel and then dropping the towel and pretending you didn't know anyone was in the room?”
Gee, how outrageous he says the obvious. Course all of the other media says the same thing 24/7/265, but this is Pat Robertson so bring out the feigned outrage.
Pray for America to Wake Up
Why not give the best answer for a human?
Oh, look, a squirrel.
I wish he’d SHUT UP!!!!
He’s senile and needs to retire.
Oh, right.....it's the American media trying to expose the most important scandals in the US..../s
No. She asked him how she could get over the cheating, and he told her to think about the things that made her fall in love with him in the first place, and the good things in their relationship. That’s the context of him asking if he is good looking, not that it would excuse his cheating.
Ok.... so Pat blew it with his incredibly clumsy answer and for the most part, this is the kind of story that is difficult to comment on without more information. My guess is that he was trying to combine some concepts out of Matthew 18: 21-22 and 1 Corinthians 7:1-5 .one passage speaks to the issue of forgiveness and the other of the roles of husbands and wives (its obviously infidelity for one of the parties to commit adultery but its also infidelity to withhold sex from your lawfully wedded spouse).
Ole Pat is on about the same level as this guy...
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