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My parents have been married for over 30 years. I am 31, a mother myself, and recently my mom confided in me and told me how unhappy she was. They have not been intimate in over 4 years apparently which shocked me as I never suspected a thing. We have had some family politics recently with my father's side of the family, which left my mom feeling like he had "chosen" them over her, and she's devastated. She said that she doesn't know if she can carry on like this and she may be thinking of getting a divorce. I am stunned to say the least, and I have no idea how to handle this situation. But I know that something needs to be done and I don't want to sit by while their marriage falls apart. I don't think they have a clue how to deal with this (I'm not even sure my Dad is aware of the extent of my Mom's unhappiness).I think they should see a counselor to start with, but I don't know how they will take it if I suggest it. Please can you give me any advice.
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