With the national divorce rate hovering around 50%, chances are strong that most of us know someone who’s gone through a seperation or divorce. but how can we best support a friend who might be going through this painful, isolating time.

Today Krissie Benson stopped by the KELOLAND Studios, she’s a marriage counselor who helps couples navigate through separation and divorce every day.

She shared constructive ways to help a friend who might be calling it quits.