Dear Aviva, How do you know when it’s time to get divorced? -Just Curious Dear Just Curious, Way to put the marriage therapist on the spot here, huh? Well, thank you for turning to me. I’ll give it my best shot: All couples have problems, and most of them are unresolvable. In happily marrieds, the
The Mishna tells us, “in a place where there is no man, strive to be a man” (Avos 2:6). Sadly, not every marriage turns out to be a fairy-tale romance.
Like most Hasidic Jews, our dating period lasted a very short time. After two months, we were engaged and three months after that, we were married. This fire was burning in me: I was in love…. But then we got married, and everything changed.
The article How My Therapist Destroyed My Marriage, which discussed the danger of individual therapy in resolving marital conflict, prompted many passionate responses across the spectrum. Here are some them.
Forget the “therapeutic” screaming matches. There’s a much more damaging kind of therapy.
The number one reason for divorce is not money or infidelity.
Steve Savitsky interviews Anne Nueberger about her organization Sister-to-Sister, which provides support for divorced women.
Practical suggestions based on real-life feedback on how to improve our marriages.
The true problems begin long before the divorce itself. Rabbi Feuerman, LCSW, addresses the key issue at play – and what we can do to avoid it.