Marriage is a crucible–calling us to face ourselves like no other relationship. In the face of unmet expectations and dealing with disappointments in ourselves and in our marriage, we need to be able to hold onto ourselves and find healthy ways to have a fulfilling life and marriage, sometimes through enduring hardships and finding meaning in our struggles. This is no small task, especially with marital fatalities looming around us. Marital Therapy is an investment of commitment, time and money. Less expensive than divorce and extremely valuable to all who are impacted by your marriage, especially your children. Even if the end result is you decide to divorce, ending well enables you to maintain a positive relationship, especially if you co-parent. Also, working through the struggles of this marriage better prepares you for a healthy future, post-divorce.