Do you feel unheard by your significant other? Do you no longer feel connected to your partner and/or does your relationship lacks intimacy? Are you unable to agree with your partner on parenting issues? Has your marriage experienced infidelity that left a deep and constant river of pain?
These problems need fixing, not ignoring. Couples counseling can help get your relationship back on track. Sue Shepard, MFT can offer guidance for dealing with the sensitive, painful issues that negatively impact your relationship.
Common marital/relationship problems faced by couples:
- Poor communication
- Unhealthy conflict resolution
- Parenting disagreements
- Infidelity and/or lack of trust
- Financial issues
- Lack of intimacy
- Technology and social media overuse
- Trying to change each other
- Lack of appreciation
- Selfish behavior
- Anger issues
- Keeping score
- Unrealistic expectations
If you feel disconnected or frustrated about the state of your marriage but want to avoid separation and/or divorce, couples counseling allows you to reconnect with your partner and overcome the challenging issues you are dealing with.
Do not wait until your marriage is beyond repair to seek professional help. When the problems become unsolvable by your own attempts, it is a good idea to seek help. A skilled marriage therapist can be an ally to your marriage. If you are worried about the cost of couples counseling, trust me, it’s cheaper than divorce.