How Do You Feel About Your Marriage?
It can be overwhelming to have to make a decision on the future of your marriage. Use our resources to gain clarity on your next steps.
Other Resources to Clarify Your Decision
Marriage requires effort and commitment to build. It can be put under strain when a couple faces difficulties in communication, expressing appreciation, and managing conflict. You may wish to try out some of our tips to strengthen your marriage.
During this time of decision-making, it is important to take care of yourself as you experience many different emotions. Taking deliberate care of your well-being would allow you to have a clearer mind to make decisions for yourself and your children. You may find out more about self-care here.
If you are unable to resolve the differences between you and your spouse on your own, you may wish to consider attending counselling together. Studies have shown that counselling is effective in helping couples in stressed marriages.
If your spouse is unwilling to attend counselling with you, you can still take steps to focus on taking care of yourself and your own emotional state. You may wish to attend online or face-to-face counselling individually.
For more information on marital counselling support, click here.
If you have decided on divorce as the way forward, you may still wish to speak to a counsellor as you go through the process of divorce. Divorce counselling can help you to work through the decision to end your marriage, learn ways of coping during and after the divorce, and if you have children, to make preparations and decisions in the best interest of your child.
For more information on divorce counselling support, click here.
You may find out more information about finances and housing.
It is best to strive to have an amicable divorce such that both you and your spouse can agree on the post-divorce arrangements. It is also important to make decisions in the best interest of your child. You may wish to find out more about divorce proceedings to help you make informed decisions for you and your family.
Counselling for Couples to Make a Decision