Stop Your Divorce

by beccar

Curated by Rebecca J. Rose, Website Curator

Simple Steps To Stop A Divorce And Save Your Marriage

If you’re at the point in your marriage where you’re looking for help to stop your divorce, there is good news. The good news is that as long as you have the desire to save your marriage, then it can be done.

However, what you must be aware of is that for many in your situation, it is not necessarily going to be a straightforward thing to achieve. When you set out to stop your divorce you have to convince your spouse that whatever the problems within your marriage, they can be solved.

Now, if you haven’t already done so, you need to sit down with your spouse and tell them exactly how you feel. Are you sure your spouse knows you want to save your marriage? Take nothing for granted, if you haven’t told your spouse, they might not know.

If you’ve made mistakes that you deeply regret, the first thing you have to do is put your cards on the table regarding those mistakes. Perhaps you cheated on your spouse? Or you just never had any time for your spouse? Whatever the mistakes, you now have to convince your spouse that you understand why it was such a terrible mistake. You now want to make clear and viable plans about how you, and then the two of you as a couple, can get past this.

To stop your divorce you might have to seek outside help. If you and your spouse can sit down together and talk things through to a point where you can reconcile, how wonderful. But if you feel the only positive way forward is to seek professional outside help, then you, as the person who wants to save the marriage, must seek out that help. Once you have the details, present them to your spouse and this will act as concrete proof that you are serious, focused and committed to saving your marriage. See our resources page for professional marriage counseling resources.

There is a chance that your spouse will not be interested in anything you have to say regarding saving the marriage. If this happens, try not to react in a negative way. Does your spouse feel as though things will never improve? Perhaps you can get them to agree for counseling to discern what the next move should be for you both to take.

Don’t give up, and we are here to help. Keep communicating with your spouse each step of the way. It takes time to mend what has been broken, but it can be healed. There is hope.

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