In an ideal world, a decision as life-changing as divorce would be made with confidence and certainty. However, in reality, most people are plagued with self-doubt when considering whether or not to break up.
The fact of the matter is that choices of that magnitude are incredibly difficult, and it’s tough to tell what the right decision is.
Steven Harris, Ph.D. LMFT, is Professor of Family Social Science and Director of the Couple and Family Therapy program at the University of Minnesota. He is also the Associate Director of the Minnesota Couples on the Brink Project. Dr. Harris recently joined DadsDivorce Live to discuss research he’s conducted on couples struggling with the decision of whether or not to divorce.