I was a latecomer to counselling, having previously considered therapy a largely American pursuit. By the time I reached that landmark age, without children and in a marriage that was beginning to lose its fairytale glow, my daily life was beginning to feel not unlike a soap opera.
And I did, pretty much, and I was perfectly fine - until suddenly I wasn't.
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I am bound to say, though, that I wasn't solely culpable. I ended up marrying one of these complicated boyfriends.
There were redundancy problems at work; my marriage was showing strains; and there was something large and unnameable missing from my life.
I ignored it until I could do so no longer, until eventually, for what felt like the sake of my sanity, I resolved to do something about it.
Many couples do not anticipate the challenges that can occur in dealing with in-laws, finances, family traditions, parenting styles, careers choices and more.
Marriage and raising a family takes work, and all couples from time to time hit bumps in the road.