Can This Marriage Be Saved?
If your marriage has suffered a major earthquake like infidelity, a financial meltdown or loss of a loved one, you may find yourself wondering if life will ever feel normal again. Most counselors say that couples can get back to a healthy, positive place, but shouldn’t expect it to be exactly like life before the crisis. It will be “the new normal.”
What’s difficult for many couples is that their healing process may follow a different timeline or path. If you’ve bounced back and are ready to move ahead while your spouse still struggles to process the hurt and heal, frustration can set in. Whatever hurt you’ve experienced in your marriage, here are 3 Things You Need to Know to Help Your Marriage Heal.
If you’re the one who’s not moving forward, here are 5 Steps to Forgiveness in Marriage. While it’s not healthy to linger in your pain forever, many of the major setbacks a marriage can suffer require many months of recovery for one or both. If a past affair is the shadow you’re trying to outrun, remember that repairing the damage is work, but it’s worth it!