The therapist told the couple

Bassim

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I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

The therapist told the couple they have to focus on maintaining good relationships with each other or they risk separation.
 

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I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

The therapist told the couple [STRIKE]they have[/STRIKE] to focus on [STRIKE]maintaining good[/STRIKE] (saving) their relationship [STRIKE]with each other[/STRIKE] or (else) they risked separation.
Consider using "advised" instead of "told."
 
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