Couples on the Brink of Divorce


It is Prudent to Slow Down

You’ve built a life together filled with accomplishment. You’ve tackled challenges, celebrated victories, and forged a bond many admire. But lately, a different kind of challenge has emerged: a sense of uncertainty about the future of your relationship.

Discernment counseling isn’t about assigning blame or making hasty decisions. It’s a safe space for successful couples like you to explore questions like:

  • Has the spark dimmed? Over time, priorities shift and routines can become comfortable, even to the point of feeling monotonous. Is there a way to reignite the passion?
  • Are we growing in the same direction? Personal and professional aspirations can evolve. Do your individual dreams still align with your shared vision for the future?
  • Is there a disconnect? Communication styles can change, leading to misunderstandings and resentment. Are you both willing to work on rebuilding a deeper connection?

Couple Discernment can lead you down several paths:

  • Recommitment and Renewal: Discover the tools to strengthen your bond and create a more fulfilling future together.
  • Conscious Uncoupling: If divorce feels inevitable, discernment counseling can help navigate the process with respect and understanding.
  • Individual Growth: Sometimes, personal exploration is necessary before deciding the direction of your relationship.

Remember, choosing discernment isn’t a sign of weakness. It’s a testament to your commitment to honesty and the desire to create the best possible outcome, for yourselves and each other. The goal is to provide you with clarity and confidence regarding your decision.

We have extensive experience guiding high-achieving couples through the discernment process. We offer a safe, supportive environment to explore your questions, address concerns openly, and ultimately reach a decision you can both feel confident about.

Navigating the complexities of a relationship can be challenging, and it’s perfectly normal to feel uncertain about the next steps. If you or your partner are contemplating divorce or separation but aren’t entirely sure if it’s the right decision, Discernment Counseling could offer valuable insights.

This approach provides a space for both individuals to pause, reflect, and explore the possibilities for the future of the relationship. When traditional counseling feels daunting, a partner’s dedication to working on the relationship can pave the way for a different kind of support. This can potentially make all the 

 

A Pause for Reflection and Renewed Direction

Are you and your partner at a crossroads, unsure if your relationship can be salvaged? Traditional couples therapy might feel overwhelming, but Discernment Counseling offers a different approach. It’s a safe space to pause, reflect, and explore the possibilities for your future together.

Understanding Before Solutions:

Discernment therapy doesn’t focus on immediately fixing problems. Instead, it helps you gain a deeper understanding of your relationship’s dynamics. This empowers you to make informed decisions about your next steps. Through guided conversations, both partners gain clarity on their individual needs, hopes, and concerns. This personalized approach acknowledges that you’re coming from different emotional places.

A Bridge Between Doubt and Commitment:

Perhaps one partner is open to working on things, while the other feels hesitant. Discernment Counseling bridges this gap. Even if traditional therapy seems daunting, a partner’s willingness to explore this alternative can make a significant difference.

Three Paths, One Goal:

The discernment counselor will introduce you to three potential paths forward. These paths represent different approaches to working on your relationship, based on factors like communication, commitment levels, and individual needs. Taking a short quiz can help you identify the path that best suits your situation.

Remember, the ultimate goal is empowerment. Discernment therapy equips you with the tools and understanding to make informed decisions for your relationship’s future. This is one of the key benefits of discernment counseling.  It’s not about assigning blame but about recognizing your individual roles and moving forward with clarity and confidence.

Choose the statement below that best describes your situation:
 I’m done with this marriage; it’s too late now even if my spouse were to make major changes
 There are mixed feelings about the divorce; sometimes I think it’s a good idea and sometimes I am not sure.
 I would consider reconciling if my spouse got serious about making major changes.
 I don’t want this divorce, and I would work hard to get us back together.

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