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Marriage counseling did nothing for me. Does it really work? Should I try again?

Marriage counseling works but there are conditions. First, you have to be willing to do the work and strive to make changes (if you don't make changes, nothing changes). Second, you need to get rid of...
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My unwillingness

Gopali, I think you are being very shallow, appearance, height and color has nothing to do with compatibility. You are 26 years old I don't believe that anybody can force you to get married. But even...
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How to deal with unsupportive spouse

If your wife has to lie to you to visit her parents, then I am afraid, there is a serious problem in your marriage. You live with your parents but have a problem with her visiting her parents! I don't...
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Asking for advice

The fact that you have been together for 25 years shows you care for each other.   Women appreciate constant attention, adulation, appreciation and encouragement in what they think and may be you have...
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After a case of infidelity, can counseling really help?

Counseling can be especially helpful when a couple is in crisis. After a case of infidelity, a couples counselor will help both partners process their feelings about it. They’ll help you explore the...
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What is marriage counseling? How does it work?

Marriage counseling is ideally recommended to couples going through a stressful marriage. Often couples may struggle too much and not be able to handle or solve issues on their own. At such times, a counselor...
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I am looking for marriage counselors who can give advice for newlyweds.

Marriage counselors are typically trained to work with couples at all stages; and you do not have to be in conflict to see one. You might, however, consider someone who specializes in pre-marital counseling,...
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I'm scared to go for couples counseling. But my partner insists. How should I overcome this fear?

If you really love your partner dig deep into your love for him or her to overcome, ask for help in prayer, or push down your feelings and get over it. I wouldn’t recommend the latter necessarily, but...
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Need some marriage counseling advice that can save my disturbed marriage?

Seek the help of a professional marriage counselor. Many people underestimate the power of professional help and do not go for counsel. They wait till the situation gets really, really bad and there is...
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What does relationship coaching mean? Is it different from couples therapy?

No, it's not the same. A relationship coach helps you set relationship goals, understand your current partnership, thrive inside your marriage, grieve a lost loved-one, or take your long-term romance to...
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"Marital counseling had not effect the first time. Should I call it quits with my wife?"

Marriage counseling isn’t like a pill that you take and it either works or it doesn’t. With counseling, you can be sure you’ll only get out of it what you put into it. If marriage counseling had...
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What is the ideal process in finding a marriage counselor?

There are many ways to go about finding a marriage counselor, but usually the best way is to find a referral from someone you know. This way you can get a better sense of how the counselor operates and...
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I'm not interested in any counseling. But my wife insists on it before thinking about divorce. What should I do?

Many people avoid counseling because they see it as a sign of weakness or that it means something is “wrong” with them. That’s not the case at all, but the stigma attached to couples counseling...
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How is marriage counseling helpful for couples?

Marriage counseling can offer couples a set of relationship-building tools that will allow them to improve their marriage, but it will take some work. Generally, a marriage and family therapist will spend...
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Need some guidance on marriage and family counseling.

Marriage and family counseling has something to offer anyone who’s experiencing a distressing home life. When problems at home become disruptive when you’re at work, or interfere with other relationships,...
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I have been hearing a lot that marriage counseling services strengthens relationships. How can I seek for a therapist?

There are many channels that can help you find the right marriage and family therapist. To find the counselor who can offer the right fit, most people ask their friends and/or family members who’ve been...
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"Can a marriage counselor help us with our intimacy issues?"

It is very common that a couple suffers from intimacy issues, or to be more precise they are not satisfied with their sex life. For this you should consult a counselor who helps you understand your relationship...
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How can I find a marriage counselor in my area? I want to do this discreetly.

Most people seek referrals from friends and family to find the right marriage counselor, but if you’re concerned about being discreet, there are still some options. If your medical insurance carrier...
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How can marriage counseling help couples?

Couples often need a sounding board, a nonpartisan third party who is willing to listen and mediate conflict. Arguments in which both partners feel their perspective is right, yet are divergent opinions,...
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What are anger management counseling techniques?

Generally, anger management counseling techniques require a willingness to “stick with it” on the part of the individual wrestling with anger. A treatment approach is listed below, while not exhaustive,...
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