The road to hell is paved with solitaire diamond rings. After wringing every second of debauchery out of youth, many opt to do the meet-marry-mate thing, now standard operating procedure amongst certain groups of urban thirtysomethings. What could possibly go wrong? Oh, just about everything. Maybe you realize you don’t really like each other much once the flow of dopamine slows. Maybe he doesn’t help with the kid enough, or someone slipped on a banana peel and landed in a juicy vat of hot adulterous sex. There’s an infinite variety of ways in which relationships explode. Sadly, there’s really only one way to work it out: Council for Relationships . CFR, with offices throughout the Delaware Valley, has a trained cartel of counselors who have seen it all. You won’t shock them when you finally confess your many, many faults and mistakes. Just go already. Better yet, they offer communication courses designed to give you the skillz to pay the emotional billz before messing up the relationship in the first place. Remember the second golden rule: you can be right, or you can be married.
Council For Relationships, 4025 Chestnut St. 215.382.6680. councilforrelationships.org
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