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People on the Brink of Divorce Share What Ultimately Saved Their Marriage

Best Life Logo By Adam Shalvey of Best Life | Slide 1 of 13: We don't need to tell you that marriage can be difficult. Chances are, you know the dismal stats by now (53 percent of first marriages end in divorce within 20 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). But sometimes, the prospect of splitting up can be the unlikely first step in mending a marriage on the brink. Yes, in an odd way, saying the words "I want a divorce" can actually help a couple in the long run, as the following stories from real people prove.Herein, you'll hear from couples who were constantly fighting or just growing apart and found themselves headed toward divorce, only to discover solutions that helped them stay together. If you're looking for ways to save your marriage, get inspired by these real people who turned things around and rebuilt their love. And for more advice on how to have a long-lasting relationship, check out 50 Marriage Tips From Couples Who've Been Married for 50 Years.

People on the Brink of Divorce Share What Ultimately Saved Their Marriage

We don't need to tell you that marriage can be difficult. Chances are, you know the dismal stats by now (53 percent of first marriages end in divorce within 20 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). But sometimes, the prospect of splitting up can be the unlikely first step in mending a marriage on the brink. Yes, in an odd way, saying the words "I want a divorce" can actually help a couple in the long run, as the following stories from real people prove.

Herein, you'll hear from couples who were constantly fighting or just growing apart and found themselves headed toward divorce, only to discover solutions that helped them stay together. If you're looking for ways to save your marriage, get inspired by these real people who turned things around and rebuilt their love. And for more advice on how to have a long-lasting relationship, check out 50 Marriage Tips From Couples Who've Been Married for 50 Years.

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