Do the JWs allow divorce/remarriage when the infidelity does not include intercourse?
Jehovah’s Witnesses recognize that Jesus Christ himself taught that only a spouse’s adultery or death could allow a married Christian to divorce and remarry. .. ..(Matthew 5:32) I [Jesus] say to you that everyone divorcing his wife, except on account of fornication, makes her a subject for adultery, and whoever marries a [unscripturally] divorced woman commits adultery. Where permitted by secular authorities, the Christian Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses tolerates legal separation and divorce in cases of abuse, nonsupport, and endangerment. These grounds for legal divorce seem to be acceptable to address extreme situations, but they do not permit either spouse to be Scripturally free to remarry. .. ..(Matthew 19:9) Whoever divorces his wife [or husband], except on the ground of fornication, and marries another commits adultery. The questioner seems to ask about a specific definition of fornication, as the term (“porneia”) is used here by Jesus. The Christian Congregation of Jehovah