The message we get from societal expectations, from Hollywood and even our families is that love can conquer all.
That’s simply not true especially if you’re married to someone who has a chronic, severe mental illness. Conditions such as a personality disorder, anxiety, bi-polar or PTSD all create barriers to intimacy and those frequently lead to difficulty in being able to actively engage in a way that sustains a marital relationship. Ultimately that can mean a living situation that becomes untenable.
Joining Mandy to discuss this tough topic is coach Sharon Zarozny. Sharon is the founder of BrilliantExits.com and has a number of resources listed on her website for dealing with divorce in difficult situations.
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