Here are 4 tips for navigating stressful life events to grow closer as a couple and prevent distance and disconnection.
Not sure if you and your partner are ready for counseling? Identify 10 signs that might indicate your relationship could benefit from couples therapy.
When you find yourself asking “will marriage counseling help?” or “when should we start marriage counseling?” or “do we need marriage counseling?” know that everyone can benefit from seeing a couples counselor. Read more to debunk the 5 myths keeping couples from strengthening their relationship.
This three part blog series is inspired by the numerous couples I have seen who have graciously trusted me to help them process and solve their conflict. Conflicts, arguments, fights, whatever you want to call them, expose us. We extend parts of our hearts in hopes of connecting with our partner just to get pushed away. Doing so over and over is exhausting, painful, and overwhelming. In this series we will first unpack why perpetual conflict arises in relationships, then discuss why it’s worth it to take a new and different approach to arguments, and we’ll end with how to do so. Let’s begin.
It is unlikely that you and your partner can’t communicate. It just seems that way. Before you click out of this article and chalk up the first line to the musings of a deranged or incompetent counselor, hear me out. Yes, for some couples, communication could be a major problem—but that’s unlikely in your case. Here’s why……