Article By Darryl Cobbin, Huffington Post
Darryl Cobbin shares insights into effectively saving couples marriages that are the brink of divorce.
Have you ever felt like your marriage was on the brink of divorce? I’ve been on the brink of divorce myself and I had no clue what to do to save my marriage. Fortunately, my wife and I worked through it and we recently celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary. I’m writing this post to share seven ways to step back from the brink of divorce, in hopes of helping just one couple begin to save their marriage.
Here we go:
1) Stop blaming your spouse.
I would often say to myself, “when” my wife changes, “then” our marriage would be better. This was killing my marriage because I was focusing more on her behavior than my own. Rick Warren of Saddleback Church recently talked about the trap of a “when, then” line of thinking in his current “The Habits of Happiness” series.