7 Signs that You Need Marriage Counseling

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A traumatic life event
Traumatic life events such as the loss of a child or a serious illness have the potential to tear a marriage apart. Marriage counseling can assist ... more 
Photo by: Shutterstock
A traumatic life event
Traumatic life events such as the loss of a child or a serious illness have the potential to tear a marriage apart. Marriage counseling can assist couples in managing the stress and navigation of difficult and unfamiliar emotions.
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Tue, Oct 2, 2012 11:12 AM EDT
I'm a huge believer in counseling. Even though my parents took a stab at marriage counseling only to ultimately divorce, their exercise in couples-based therapy allowed them to make greater peace with an already difficult decision. Most of us struggle to recognize the subtle nuances of impending conflict, let alone possess the know-how to manage said conflict effectively. By providing couples with the tools and resources to better share and make thoughtful decisions, marriage counseling hopes to allow for a greater understanding between partners. Take a look at these 7 signs you might need marriage counseling and why! - By Lori Garcia



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