Even if divorce is on the table, your marriage can still be saved. We have seen it thousands of times. Here’s how to navigate a divorce and save your marriage.
No matter how much you invest, work on, and improve your marriage, no marriage is ever going to be perfect. What makes the difference is acknowledging when you mess up, realizing how you could have done it better, and fixing it going forward.
One of the things I hear as soon as people discover I work with couples is, "What is the one thing I can do to make my marriage better? You have to have a magic line right? There's a pill. There has to be something."
If your spouse files for divorce, you might feel lost and confused, not knowing what to do. You might be devastated, angry, or overwhelmed by emotions. Maybe you’re even questioning, "Why should I even try to save my marriage?"
One of Jim’s clients called him extremely distressed, saying, “Jim, I need to talk to you RIGHT now. This is an emergency.” As they began to speak, Jim learned that his client’s wife had just contacted him one day ago, saying, “I am filing for divorce.” It’s a total shock- when your spouse tells you they are filing for divorce it’s definitely a traumatic life event.
Would you believe us if we said we could look at any marriage that ended in divorce and tell you EXACTLY why it happened? What if we could specify it down to one of three possible reasons? If you want to know, keep reading. We will explain the top three reasons that marriages (and relationships) come to an end. (And, we will reveal how each of these reasons is PREVENTABLE!)