(BlackDoctor.org) — Not all relationships last forever. For many different reasons, couples decide that the best, and healthiest, thing they can do is not be together.
But just because a breakup may be healthy doesn’t mean it’s pain-free.
Q: Dear Spirit,
What advice can you help me offer to my best friend? She and her husband separated more than two years ago. A few months after he moved out, he began living with his new girlfriend on the other side of town. They share time with their daughter without much conflict, and seem to have adjusted to being apart well enough, but when my girlfriend asks for a divorce, he becomes angry and refuses to give her one. I don’t get it…
A: Dear “Confused Friend,”
Ending a relationship, especially a marriage, can be an extremely difficult – and confusing – decision for most people, so don’t feel too badly that you don’t understand what’s going on with your girlfriend’s husband.