ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT LYSA TERKEURST’S MARRIAGE
Lysa Terkeurst married Art Terkerust her childhood love and they have five children, three of which are their biological children (Hope Terkerust, Ashley Terkerust and Brooke Terkerust) while two were adopted (Jackson Terkerust, Mark Terkerust). Lysa and Art have three grandchildren.
It was in the year 2016 that Lysa and Art’s marriage started to crash which lead to her devastation as Art was having an affair with another woman whilst abusing substances heavily.
The couple underwent couples’ counselling for about a year and six months in hopes of salvaging their union but sadly counselling was not enough. Amidst the upheaval, Lysa told Art that she loved him and was more than willing to forgive him for his affairs but she would not share him with another woman, therefore asking him to quit his affairs but to no avail.
As a result of her husband Art Terkerust’s continuous unfaithfulness and constant substance abuse, Lysa took a difficult decision to sought for a divorce bringing an end to their almost 25 years of marriage.
In 2017, after finalizing her divorce with Art Terkerust, Lysa was diagnosed with breast cancer and was forced to undergo a major surgery. Whilst dealing with the pains of a broken marriage, cheating and betrayal Lysa was also faced with physical pains from degrading health.
It was a miracle that she survived as the doctors said she should not have survived. These periods were described by Lysa Terkerust to be some of the darkest ones filled with fear.
In 2018, Lysa Terkerust renewed her marital vows with Art Terkerust on the grounds that he was now a changed man with a repentant heart and a restored soul. Together, they have been on the path of reconciliation and rebuilding their marriage whilst trying to discover a new purpose from their story.