How Will You
Know When Your Marriage Is Over?
June is the
season of brides, grooms, white wedding cake and sparkling
glasses of champagne. Marriage starts out filled with beautiful
flowers, shining faces and photographs to remember.
Each wedding is
a ritual of expressed love between two people who vow to stay
together forever. It is the giving of rings, the symbolic circle
that never ends. A gift that represents an outward and visible
sign of eternal love.
I have barely
known anyone who, on their wedding day, believed that some day
they would be divorced. Yet over fifty percent of all marriages
end that way.
"Parting is all we know of heaven and all we need of hell.”
How do we know
when there is no hope for a relationship? Think of the marriage
like a patient – How much pain is the marriage in?
is the place where I recommend pulling the plug on a
that involves children, finances, family and attempts at
isolation are the next level of serious problems that require
Stages of Couple Distress:
triggering and upset.
emotional levels of attachment.
changes within the family:
His, Hers & our
In – laws &
Robillard & Marcel Duclos have co-authored several books
including – Necessary Illusions: Musings of A Man & A Woman,
therapists share their wisdom with a touch of humor about
relationships – available @ Amazon.com