Marriage Counseling

Marriage Counseling

Marriage counseling, also called couples therapy, is a type of psychotherapy that is conducted by licensed therapists. Usually involving both partners, marriage counseling helps couples to recognize underlying conflicts and improve their relationship. It can help married couples make thoughtful decisions, overcome differences and enhance communication between them. Online marriage counseling is also an ideal resource for relationship help. It lets couples connect with therapists online and works in a convenient, effective and time-saving manner.

Often short term, marriage counseling also encourages both partners to focus on self-improvement and self-awareness. In couples therapy, a marriage counselor can help you to:

  1. Explore your hopes, expectations and relationship concerns
  2. Understand each other better
  3. Teach your effective ways to communication with each other
  4. Explain why there are differences of opinion & what to do about them
  5. Learn problem solving strategies
  6. Learn how to move on from marital disappointments and anger
  7. Understand the possible implications of a breakup

A marriage counselor is also aware of the fact that couples come to them reluctantly, but with a hope that it can benefit their marriage. A good counsellor will make every effort to help the couple feel at ease and advise them as best as possible…In this section, read articles and get tips on how to enhance your relationship with couples counseling techniques.

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What is Mine and What is Yours?

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Don’t Quit

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Marriage Counseling Techniques

Marriage is an intricate relationship. Each couple encounters numerous roadblocks in the course of their married life. Some overcome them …
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Leaving an Abusive Husband

Marilyn knew there was trouble when she walked through the kitchen door. The TV was blaring, the liquor cabinet was …
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A Fine Marriage

“A fine wedding may be pricey, but a fine marriage is priceless” ~David Jeremiah~ What makes for a fine marriage? …
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What are you willing to do?

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Personality and Marital Satisfaction

It’s been researched that there are five basic personality qualities that are predictive, about both emotional and sexual satisfaction within …
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Marriage and Mental Health

Relationships and marriage are about developing an emotional bond with another person. Dr. Sue Johnson, author of Hold Me Tight: …
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Are You Emotionally Self-Aware?

The other day I overheard someone say “this whole emotional self-awareness thing is overrated!”   I was trying to be self-aware” …

Taking the Time Out to be a Couple

The Sandwich Generation is defined as the generation caught between raising children and taking care of their elderly parents. Yesterday, …

Marriage Is A Nest

The reasons for getting married are similar to the reasons for building a nest—safety and support; and like a nest, …

Managing Upsets in Marriage

In a marriage, there will inevitably be sometimes when feelings are hurt or when disasters happen. I would like to …

How In-laws Can Support a Marriage

Adam and Eve represent the archetypal married couple, the ideal, happy pair who weathered adversity together and remained married for …

Help, My Marriage Is In a Rut!

What happened to the romance? What happened to the hours of conversation revolving around your hopes and dreams? Has it …

Coping With Anger in Your Marriage

Even the happiest married couples endure conflict simply because disagreements are a part of even the best relationships. Since conflict …
Marriage Counseling? Yes, Definitely!

Marriage Counseling? Yes, Definitely!

If you’re someone who’s always thought to yourself “Marriage counseling…does it work?” you are certainly not alone. However, with statistics …