You and your partner may be unconvinced that you can resolve the conflicts within your relationship by trying couples therapy. To some, it may seem like resolution is impossible, but with counseling, you can work past surface level conflicts, and find the deeper meaning behind the miscommunication and distress in your relationship.
You might think, “What will is couples counseling like?” or “Will I be antagonized by the therapist or my spouse?” You also may be skeptical of couples therapy even working for your relationship. A lot of fears and stigmas that stem from the idea of couples counseling are often put to rest after a couple attends their first therapy session. Learn how.
If your relationship with your spouse (or significant other) seems to be crumbling, you may be considering couples counseling to sort through your distress. You might be wondering, “How do I suggest therapy without upsetting my partner?” Wanting to get therapy is a big leap for some, which means it could be a sensitive topic for both you and your partner. If you are unsure of how to approach your spouse with the idea of couples counseling, follow these tips to help you discuss counseling with your significant other.
No relationship is perfect, and everyone faces issues when married, dating, or living together. But what if things have taken a turn for the worst for you and your partner? Do you feel like you are at your wits end trying to make the relationship work? If so, couples’ therapy may benefit your relationship, and help conquer some of the challenges that have caused you emotional pain and suffering between you and your significant other.
Dr. Melissa Estavillo talks about EFT or Emotionally Focused Therapy. EFT is a modality that our therapists use often here at Biltmore Psychology and Counseling for Couples counseling.
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Relationships can be tough. Especially in February when it seems like every store, ad, and commercial are getting ready for Valentines Day.
It is easy to start to feel distant or disconnected from your spouse over time. Relationships often have an ebb and flow, which can follow amazing times, and then times that aren’t so great. Marriages and relationships often take a lot of work and effort by both parties to make them worth while. Often times couples seek counseling from professional psychologists to help rekindle the fire in their relationship.