Discernment Counseling for Couples on the Brink of Divorce

My wife and I have been married for four years and have a two year old daughter. Things have been bad for a while, and are only getting worse. After our last big argument, she said the D-word for the first time. I had a wake-up call. I don’t want to lose my marriage! But I know she’s so unhappy and we’re failing each other. Is there a special type of counseling that can help couples like us, who feel like they’re on the brink of divorce?

For couples considering ending their relationship, discernment counseling can clarify the best option: the status quo, separation/divorce, or couples therapy…

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