Is Divorce Really the Answer?: 7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Ending Your Marriage

Photo by: Cody Coombs
How will this affect my family?
If you and your spouse part ways, it will devastate your kids. Even if you don't have kids, your family members and friends will still be affected.... more 
Photo by: Cody Coombs
How will this affect my family?
If you and your spouse part ways, it will devastate your kids. Even if you don't have kids, your family members and friends will still be affected. Everyone will experience some form of emotional and psychological trauma.
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Thu, Feb 21, 2013 12:06 PM EST

Three and a half years ago my marriage was on the brink of being over. My wife, Casey, and I both knew that our problems had probably progressed past the point of no return. Once we got to the point of actually discussing divorce, it became clear that I needed to take a hard look at my life and my relationships. Ultimately, I looked at several factors that showed me that the good completely outweighed the bad, and today Casey and I are still together and happier than ever. Not all marriages and couples are the same, but here are 7 of the questions I asked myself before deciding that divorce wasn't the answer. Take a look--these could apply to your marriage, too. - By Cody Coombs



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