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Discernment Counseling

On the Verge of an Unnecessary Divorce?

On the Verge of an Unnecessary Divorce?

In his book, Take Back You Marriage, Dr. Bill Doherty discusses the research around divorce.  For example, are you aware that research states that forty percent of couple that have divorced regret the decision?  Now that is less than half of couple who regret their decisions, yet still many lives are disshelved due to an unnecessary divorce.  In this book, Dr. Doherty discusses that for many people, they reach a point of pain and fear in their marriage which blurs their view of your marriage and leads them to using poor judgement regarding which path to take their marriage.  He lists a number of indicators that you have reached this point.  From his book he lists this indicators as follows:

Finding the Right Relationship Counselor Part 2

Finding the Right Relationship Counselor Part 2

In my previous blog, I gave you a few questions to ask in order to determine if your potential counselor is qualified to intervene in your relationship. In this second half, I will give you thoughts to consider on their particular methodology, or how they will approach your relationship. Some types of therapy work better for certain couples, and finding someone in tune with your values is crucial.

Here are some questions to consider:

Little Known Divorce Research - Myth or Fact

Little Known Divorce Research - Myth or Fact

The decision to divorce is a difficult one.  People often talk to their friends or family members asking them to share their thoughts and opinions.  There are many ideas about divorce that are categorically false.  Because of this, I've decided to share some little known research regarding divorce that may help inform you or your loved one's decision.  If you are interested in speaking with a marriage counselor about your relationship, I'd love to help!

Contemplating a Path For Your Marriage?

Contemplating a Path For Your Marriage?

Are you considering marriage or couples counseling, but don't know if it's too late to save your relationship? Often, people don't know if they want to continue in a relationship or if it's time to end things. The decision is just one more thing that you have to do. If you are trying to decide between trying to make things work or ending the relationship, you are not alone.