Struggling with Separation


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By Lee H. Baucom, Ph.D. and Lee H. Baucom. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Is separation the best scenario for saving a marriage? No. Many times, a separation ends up being a "dress rehearsal for divorce." Living separately creates patterns of separation. Connection becomes more difficult. But is it all for naught? Not necessarily. For a number of episodes now, I have been answering questions from listeners (you can email your questions to In this episode, I answer questions from 3 listeners about their separation concerns: building connection during a separation, dealing with relationships that develop during a separation, and how to rebuild trust after a separation. If you are struggling with a separation, whether before, during, or after, you need to listen in to this episode as I address the struggles with separation. RELATED RESOURCES Importance of Connection Surviving Separation Can Separation Save a Marriage Why "Space" is Hard The Anxiety-Anger Anchor Save The Marriage System

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