A marital separation is a time of turmoil for everyone involved. Regardless of the length of marriage, who left whom, whether or not there are children or how old they are, the separation signifies a rupture in the marital relationship. The family unit can never be the same. It is a time when those going through it need the support of friends and family.

Here are a few tips, excerpted from our free pamphlet:

  • Don't try to figure out who is the "Good Guy" and who is the "Bad Guy."
  • Express your concern, just as you would about any other life event.
  • Call or write periodically.
  • Continue to include the person in social gatherings, but don't invite both partners to the same event.
  • Give a hug.
  • Offer to go with the person to an attorney.
  • Listen. Listen. Listen some more.

The full pamphlet is available free upon request and in quantity.


To see a useful list of helpful readings, follow this LINK

(Note: This list is for personal use only to help you or some one you love through difficult times and is not to be used for any other purpose.)