MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE COUNSELLING STRATEGIES IN BORNO STATE, NIGERIA
This paper discussed marriage and divorce counselling strategies. The objective of which is to demonstrate how counselling can maintain marital stability and avoid, minimize and manage the divorce and post-divorce crisis among couples. Marriage is a ‘give and take’ relationship which should be ‘till death do us apart’ affair. Some basic principles of marriage are approval of the couples, payment of bride prize and religious rites, and possible problems of divorce among couples include psychological, social and economic, and causes of divorce are poverty, promiscuity, poor feeding and infertility to mention but a few have been enumerated. Family Ecological Equilibrium Interaction, Family Cognitive Restructuring, Family Psychosocial Harmony Restoration and Group Crisis Intervention strategies were proposed as counselling strategies to increase family stability and mitigate divorce among couples.
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