Helping someone work through marriage issues is a huge responsibility. The number one rule in medicine “Do No Harm” is definitely apropos here. You certainly do not want to make a difficult situation even more complex. The questions you ask, the perspectives you share, the words you use; these all matter – are you helping or are you chas v’shalom making things even worse?
Rabbi Shais Taub shares some Dos and Don’ts from his experiences as a rabbi and relationship expert.
Presented under a grant by the New York City Council Domestic Violence Initiative .