Essay about Benefits Of Taking Advantage Of Counseling Options

755 Words Nov 21st, 2014 4 Pages
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, “Perhaps nowhere has this change been more palpable than in the United States, where anywhere from 40 to 50 percent of Americans will experience divorce in their lifetime (qtd. in Analyzing Divorce From Cultural and Network Approaches). As one can see, 40 to 50 percent is just about half of the United States population. The question is, how does our nation decrease the percent of Americans who will end up in a divorce sometime in their life? Divorce is more common in today’s society than ever before. Divorce can be avoided or at least attempted to be avoided by following three methods. Taking advantage of counseling options, realizing that taking care of children involves teamwork, and focusing on the little things are just three ways that any married couple can incorporate teamwork into their marriages. It seems as if many people are trying the available counseling options provided for married couples who are considering divorce or have been divorced. Some may benefit from such options and some may not, but the choice is theirs to consider the option in the first place. Regardless if marriage counseling does not work, at least the married couple can say that they gave it a try. For a person to be able to say that they put everything they had into their marriage and it still did not work out, is better than second guessing the divorce later on down the road.
We all know divorce takes two people; two people to sign the papers…

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