Relationships can be fun, but they may also be challenging and require work. Maintaining a relationship is not easy. You need to invest time and energy. Here are some ways a relationship therapist can help you.
1- You Will Figure Out It’s Going to Take Time
It took awhile for the relationship to deteriorate to this low point. It’s going to take a while to undo the damage. The specific number of sessions will depend on you as a couple.
2- You Will Improve Communication
One partner may believe that the other should just know what they want from them. Therapy can help you communicate openly about your emotional needs and how to listen when your partner expresses their true feelings.
3- You Will Learn That the Issues Aren’t One Person’s Fault
It’s easy and natural to want to blame the other person. Therapy will help you realize that the problem is your interaction and that is something you both developed together over time.
4- You Will Change the Underlying Causes
You will identify the negative patterns and your therapist will help you realize why these things are happening and how you can change them.
5- You Will Understand Your Partner Better
Your counselor can help you overcome your difference. Learning how your partner deals with the world will help you develop empathy for them.
All relationships can benefit from counseling during difficult times. If your relationship feels like it is off course, give couples counseling a try.
Do you need a relationship therapist? Call (510) 497-4174 today.