Really, that’s not quite accurate when it comes to marriage. Dictionary.com defines irretrievable as:
– not retrievable; irrecoverable; irreparable.
At thinkmarriage.org we don’t advocate marriage at any cost. Things like abuse, addiction, and mental health concerns are problematic for retrieving a marriage.
Adultery has many cases where the marriage has been retrieved . www.beyondaffairs.com is one good source for retrieving a marriage where you will see examples of marriages that have experienced adultery and recovered.
We who work in the “healthy relationship and marriage world” know the difference that communication and conflict resolution skills can make in a relationship.
There is hope.
There are skills.
There is a way.
There is retrieval.
There is mending for the broken.
What a difference it would make in this world if every couple filing for divorce tried everything they could by committing to taking marriage education classes to improve their skills. What if they would read books like; How to Improve Your Marriage Without Talking About It by Patricia Love and Steven Stosny? What if they explored our website and took a workshop, or one available in their area?
What would that be like?
What do you think?