I know how you feel. You’re tired of trying. On some days you feel like you’re ready to give up. But before you walk away from what you once hoped would last forever, let me share with you something that might spare you future regret.

After 28 years of marriage and nearly 20 years counseling and coaching other couples who were ready to give up, I’ve learned that there are certain phrases or “reasons” that one or both spouses will cite for why a marriage is crumbling. Yet these reasons are often ones that one or both parties later realized were workable.

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