January 27, 2010
Posted: 08:46 AM ET
Elin Nordegren is hoping to save her marriage to Tiger Woods because she doesn't want to raise their two children without a father.
"Elin wants a solid family life," a Florida source told PEOPLE. "She was a child of divorce and felt her dad slighted her. She absolutely does not want that to happen to Sam and Charlie. So she wants to keep her family together even if she and Tiger live together as friends instead of lovers."
During the past week, Nordegren, 30, reportedly visited her husband at the Gentle Path sexual addiction clinic in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, where he has been getting treatment.
During the middle of the six-week counseling session, a patient's spouse is invited to visit for about a week, according to a former patient of the alcohol addiction section of the Hattiesburg clinic.
"This is the rough part where the patient has to admit to his wife that he [cheated]," the former patient told PEOPLE.
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