has been seeing a psychologist for the last 2 years and last week came home
and said he was leaving me. Weve been married for 36 years and have
what I thought was a good relationship. His psychologist has now said he
is co-dependent and needs to leave his family in order to get better. Is
this a normal part of healing? Of course I need a help now as I cant
think without crying and cant stop shaking.
Is this normal? Its a stain upon the face
of humanity. No psychologist has a right to attempt to break up a marriage.
In fact, nothing in the practice of psychology gives anyone the right to
tell others what to do. Psychology has its clear
be at all surprised if your husbands psychologist has been divorced
at least once and is acting out his or her own psychological conflicts by
instigating your husband to leave his marriage.
Of course, your
husbands psychotherapy may have brought out some of his hidden feelings
of discontent with the marriage, but that should be a matter to be worked
out with you, in the context of marriage counseling if necessary. Marriage
is a commitment to life and family that must be respected even by
All in all, it
sounds as if your husband needs to leave his psychologist in order
to get better. Perhaps you will tell him that I said so.
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