Pepper and her husband, Pearson, have been married 42 years and run a marriage ministry. Although they spend much of their time offering guidance to other couples, they say they aren’t immune to marriage problems, especially now while in self-isolation at home because of the coronavirus.

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Pepper says the tension created by the forced isolation has resulted in her considering divorce. “I’d say 95% of the time he’s a very congenial, easy-going, laidback type person,” she says. “But if I step on that landmine, and it’s been exacerbated by the fact that we’re in this isolation, almost like a pressure cooker environment, I’m afraid that he’s going to provoke me.”

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Hear more of their story in the video above. And on Monday’s episode of Dr. Phil, Dr. Phil and Robin offer the couple advice for surviving quarantine in harmony. Check here to see where you can watch.