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:
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!