A new film with Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones has highlighted a growing trend of “silver wedding” couples turning to counsellors.
Read article: Talk it through and Hope Springs.
Auckland-based councillor Chris Caruana said Hope Springs was a big talking point among marriage guidance clients but not every story had a happy ending.
“Often one partner is attending just to keep the other one happy and have no intention of changing their ways.
“They are usually there looking for a way out of the relationship.”