A new type of counseling gives struggling couples 8 hours to decide whether to stay married

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  • A marriage on the brink of divorce can potentially benefit from discernment counseling.
  • In one to five sessions, a discernment counselor helps the couple decide whether to stay married as they are, start the divorce process, or seek couples therapy.
  • The process is focused on understanding how the marriage got to this point, and the part that each person played in it — not on fixing anything.

There’s only one way to botch discernment counseling.

Ask Bill Doherty, cofounder of the Doherty Relationship Institute, and he’ll tell you: “We always say the only failure is if nobody’s learned anything.”

See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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