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Chronicles Of Crises In Our Communities – 11/04/11

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Agreed, therapy is a better option than divorce, but counseling does not always produce the hoped-for outcome. In fact, this couple’s been there and done that — to no avail.

Since you don’t divulge anything of your own experience with the opposite gender, far be it from me to suggest that your almost hostile stance could be stemming from a personal relationship encounter in your past.

Your criticism of the column’s advice to Lonely at the Core is unwarranted as well. Whereas the woman is encouraged to take a strong stand in putting an end to her emotional torment, she is also advised to seek consultation with a trustworthy confidante — and warned of the pitfalls of divorce, should she choose to go that route.

 

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