Khloé Kardashian says she doesn't believe in divorce: 'I'm still honoring' my vows to Lamar Odom

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Khloe Kardashian penned an essay about her Christian faith for Lena Dunham's Lenny newsletter, and shared her views about divorce.

The 31-year-old reality star filed for divorce from Lamar Odom -- who she married in 2009 -- in December 2013, but it has yet to be finalized. "I've been blessed with a lot in my life, and I've also had challenges," she writes. "It was a challenge for me when I decided to get divorced."

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Khloe admits that she never wanted to dissolve her marriage. "At my core, I don't believe in divorce," she continues. "But I came to a point in my marriage where I had to make the choice to take care of my own mental and emotional well-being in order to protect myself and my happiness."

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Khloé Kardashian says she doesn't believe in divorce: 'I'm still honoring' my vows to Lamar Odom
Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom arrive at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 in Universal City, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Khloe Kardashian, left, poses for photographers as her date, Los Angeles Lakers basketball player Lamar Odom, looks on at the premiere of the film "Whiteout" in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Los Angeles Lakers' Lamar Odom, right, and Khloe Kardashian get off the float after the Lakers NBA Championship victory parade in Los Angeles, Monday, June 21, 2010. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
**COMMERCIAL IMAGE** In this photograph taken by AP Images for AXE, Khloe Kardashian, left, and Lamar Odom arrive at the AXE Music "One Night Only" concert series featuring Weezer on Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2010 in Los Angeles. (Shea Walsh / AP Images for AXE)
Los Angeles Lakers' Lamar Odom, left, and Khloe Kardashian during a BBVA All-Star celebrity basketball game at the NBA All Star Weekend in Los Angeles, Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Khloe Kardashian, left, and her husband Lamar Odom, right, of the Dallas Mavericks, sit rinkside as they take in an NHL hockey game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Dallas Stars, Friday, March 16, 2012, in Dallas. The Blackhawks won 4-1. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
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ORANGE, CA - JUNE 07: Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian make a personal appearance for 'Unbreakable Bond' at Perfumania on June 7, 2012 in Orange, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 22: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom are seen at Los Angeles International Airport on July 22, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
ORANGE, CA - JUNE 07: Professional basketball player Lamar Odom and TV personality Khloe Kardashian make an appearance to promote their fragrance, 'Unbreakable Bond,' at Perfumania on June 7, 2012 in Orange, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MAY 19: (L-R) TV personalities Kendall Jenner, Kylie Jenner, Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom and Kris Jenner attend the Cody Simpson album preview party hosted by Hallmark at Casa Del Mar on May 19, 2012 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
CENTURY CITY, CA - MAY 18: Basketball player Lamar Odom and TV personality Khloe Kardashian attend Voli Light Vodka Supports The 19th Annual Race To Erase MS 'Glam Rock To Erase MS' at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on May 18, 2012 in Century City, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Lamar Odom, Khloe Kardashian and Kourtney Kardashian are seen on April 23, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Ignat/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian Odom dine at Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas on June 17, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Lamar Odom and Khloe Kardashian attend Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 at Madison Square Garden on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11: Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom attend Kanye West Yeezy Season 3 at Madison Square Garden on February 11, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Yeezy Season 3)
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The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star adds that she feels she did everything she could do to make her marriage work. "I am at peace with that decision and do feel like I honored my vows to the very end," she insists. "I feel that I kept the serious vows I made in front of God with every inch of my heart, which is why I am still honoring them today even though my relationship with my ex-husband is in a different place."

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In October 2015, Khloe called off her divorce after Lamar, 36, was he found unresponsive at the Love Ranch brothel in Crystal, Nevada. Now that the former NBA pro has recovered, a source close to Khloe told ET in April that she plans to move forward with the divorce.

"I believe in caring for my partner -- past or present -- 'in sickness and in health,'" Khloe explains. "And feel at peace with my relationship with God even after the fact. I'm thankful that I can rely on my God, who, along with my family, has led me through some of the most difficult times of my life."

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Prior to the release of Khloe's essay on Tuesday morning, Dunham and Lenny co-creator Jenni Konner told ET's Jen Peros at the Webby Awards in New York City on Monday that the "female Drake" had contributed to their newsletter. "One of our major dreams is coming true," Konner said. "We're really excited," Dunham added.

In April, Lamar opened up to ET about going forward with divorce proceedings with Khloe. "We did talk, you know, everything is [up for] discussion," he said of his ex. "We talk about anything. We've been through a lot. It won't ever stop."

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