Relationships are not meant to be competitive where someone wins a fight. They are also not meant to completely drain a person’s energy while they try to understand why their partner doesn’t hear them. It can be difficult to make the step forward to get help with ones’ relationship. There may be time barriers, some shame may be involved. We want to remind you how brave you are as a couple to be reaching out for help.
Relationships are the cornerstone of our life. As you know when you are in a healthy respectful relationship everything else in your life falls into place. Your work is more productive, your kids seem easier to manage, and you may just find yourself smiling more. It’s important to remember that we are a social species that thrive off relationships. If you are in a position where you find someone whom you enjoy being with and connect on many levels, you might forget how rare this is. Isn’t it worth taking the time by receiving expert help to make your relationship work even better?
Your relationship doesn’t need to be in a dire place to seek professional care from a counselor. Perhaps you are in a position of just contemplating whether you would be compatible for the long term. Or maybe you have been together for years and years and you find yourself suddenly feeling like roommates and not romantic partners? Maybe something really devastating happened such as a loss in your life or an affair and you are trying to rebuild and learn how to move forward? A couples counseling therapist can help with all of these situations. We provide the tools and understanding to move forward. Don’t wait until the last straw to make the choice to work on your relationship.