Does separation work in a troubled marriage?

Answer On One Hand: Separation & MediationA neutral party, like a mediator, family member or counselor, can help to bring a separated couple back together. Also, couples who choose to separate sometimes t... Read More »

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Does separation in a marriage work?

On One Hand: Separation Helps Reassess a MarriageSeparation can provide the opportunity for marriage partners "to get a more objective view of themselves and the pros and cons of the relationship,"... Read More »

Can a marriage work after 9 months of separation?

On One Hand: Absence Makes the Heart Grow FonderFrom experience, everyone knows that absence often makes the heart grow fonder, and after a nine month separation there may be little reason to expec... Read More »

How long does the average marriage separation last?

According to a U.S. Census Bureau report released in 2007, the average duration between a first separation and first divorce is nine months for both women and men. Some states require couples to se... Read More »

Rules of Marriage Separation?

If a couple is considering divorce and would like to separate, there are several rules that must be followed in order for the separation to be valid. Some stipulations related to marital separation... Read More »