marriage counseling

noun

Definition of marriage counseling

chiefly US
: help for married couples who have problems in their relationship They are going to marriage counseling.

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“Marriage counseling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/marriage%20counseling. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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marriage counseling

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mar·​riage counseling | \ ˈmer-ij-, ˈma-rij- How to pronounce marriage counseling (audio) \

Medical Definition of marriage counseling

: counseling for married and unmarried couples designed to address problems in their relationship : couples therapy

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