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I Stayed in Marriage Counseling Alone

It was healthier than neither of us going

“Wow, has anyone ever told you that you have a little Dr. Phil in you?” I asked.

This was my response the first time my marriage counselor told me something I didn’t want to hear. I wasn’t ready for a direct hit to my ego. I had come because my husband was to blame.



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Colleen Sheehy Orme

National Relationship Columnist, Journalist & Former Business Columnist. I cover love, life, & relationships— #WomanResurrected