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This is clearly a tough time for Real Housewives of New Jersey stars Teresa Giudice and husband Joe Giudice, as they await sentencing after pleading guilty to federal fraud. Indeed, the couple is apparently seeking spiritual counseling to help them get through it.

Radar Online reports that Teresa and Joe are "relying on their faith to get them through this," according to a source close to their family. "This has been a very tough time for both of them… Teresa in particular is having a very difficult time leading up to their sentencing hearing (in July)."

"She is having trouble sleeping, and the prospect of being separated from her four daughters is giving her anxiety attacks," reveals the insider. "In her wildest dreams, Teresa never envisioned going to prison."

Luckily, Teresa is able to find solace in religion. "Spending time with her family minister is helping during a very dark time," adds the source. "She has always been extremely religious and is relying on it more now than ever."

We can't imagine the kind of stress Teresa and Joe are dealing with, especially given the prospect of being away from their four young children. We wish their family all the best. 

What are your thoughts on Teresa and Joe's ongoing legal drama?

Source: Radar Online