Marriage on the brink

5 Things to Do When Your Marriage is in Crisis

If you’re facing a marital crisis, saving your marriage might seem like an insurmountable challenge

However, we’re here to offer you solid support through these five tips that can help you navigate the situation. These tips may go against your instincts, but trust us, your best chance of saving your marriage is not to add more emotion and drama to the situation.

It’s important not to expect an immediate resolution to the marital crisis

It took time to develop, and it will likely take time to resolve. Secondly, confide in 1-2 friends who are supportive of your marriage, but not everyone you know. These friends can offer you emotional support and help you work through your feelings.

Practice self-care

Now is the time to read books for fun, return to a hobby that distracts you, hang out with friends, and keep your brain and body occupied. This will help you stay positive and focused on what’s important.

Be there for your children

(both young and grown-up) – don’t pull back from them. They need your love and support, and this can help you stay grounded and focused.

If your spouse is confused, don’t engage in long conversations where you insist on clarity

This will only make you feel worse and drive your spouse further away. Instead, try to be supportive and understanding, and give them the space they need to work through their feelings.

Know that your spouse needs time and space to think

This isn’t easy for them either. Be patient and supportive, and try to work through your problems together. Remember, it’s not too late to save your marriage, and with the right approach, you can overcome this challenge and build a stronger relationship.

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