Would you go for couples counselling if you had relationship problems? It is not easy for couples to accept that things are not perfect in their relationship.
It is good for couples to accept when they are unable to fix their relationship issues and seek couple counselling.
Couples counselling can help you to improve your relationship and have more of your needs met. The counselling process will enable couples to improve their relational skills.
Meeting good counsellors can also couples to understand the source of their relationship challenges and how to navigate through them.
As a couple, you may have gone through a traumatic event that changes the way you relate with each other. This may include loss, illness or change in the economic situation. A counsellor will help you to deal with the loss, heal and know how to interact with each other in the new reality. A counsellor will also help you to see that you can be each other’s greatest source of support.
Emotional and physical intimacy maybe become a big challenge due to certain reasons. A counsellor can play the role of re-establishing the connection. In the case of broken trust and peace, you are advised to see a counsellor to help you express your challenges and move forward to heal broken trust and return tranquillity in your relationship.
If arguments are getting more frequent, see a counsellor before the relationship becomes a battlefield. When communication is poor, and you feel constantly misunderstood or ignored, a skilled counsellor will help you to communicate in a way to help you connect, hear and understand each other much better.
Sometimes there is something wrong in your relationship, but you can’t place a finger on it. A counselling session can help you to identify what exactly the problem is.
There may be infidelity, a secret child, lost money, or even a dark secret. You may not be able to tell it to them on the face. A counsellor can help you to bring it out, to manage the emotions that may come up as a result of the revelation.
If you are stuck in unhealthy patterns or lifestyles, which could hurt your relationship – addiction, violence, emotional abuse or even poor decision making, all can be dealt with, with the help of a counsellor.