Are you resistant to seeking couples counseling for your marriage or relationship after 50? With almost 50% of all marriages in the United States ending in divorce, and with couples over 50 in long-term marriages splitting up at record rates, why are so many of us resistant to the idea of getting help? As with all emotional health issues, relationship counseling still carries a stigma, we don’t want to admit something might be wrong. Perhaps, we fear what we might discover, and what we’ll have to do about it. Today, we discuss changing the way we view counseling, and contemplate the idea of taking a pro-active approach to couples counseling for the purpose of strengthening our relationship, instead of saving it.

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