12% increase in marriage counselling

12% increase in marriage counselling

There has been a 12% increase in the number of married couples seeking counselling.

That is according to the marriage counselling service ACCORD.

49,000 counselling sessions were delivered in 2011 - of these, 65% of couples said financial difficulties had impacted on their relationship.

Others cited the amount of time spent on the internet as a reason for a breakdown in the marriage, while 28% of couples said their partner's addition to their mobile phone has led to difficulties in their marriage.


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