Listening to each other and trying to understand how each other feels is a big factor in making the outcome successful.
Mediation is a very useful and important tool that is often ordered by divorce and family law courts that helps divorcing couples avoid the cost and emotional trauma of court proceedings. Additionally, it is more efficient for the courts not to hold hearings. Essentially, mediation involves the divorcing parties to meet together under the supervision of a neutral party and calmly discuss any issues they may have. If you are currently going through a separation or divorce, mediation may be a great way to save money, settle out of court, and air any grievances you may have with your former spouse.
It's just as good, or bad, as the attitude of the people who attend it. That includes the councillor.
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