Premarital Counseling in Bensalem, PA—Counselors and Therapists

Marriage is romanticized: Beginning at a young age, we fantasize about marrying the person of our dreams and living happily ever after. In other words, we hope for a fairytale. And we forget that marriage (or any relationship for that matter) requires work. This is a harsh reality for some. But before you get too disheartened, you should know that this work is worth it! Working through tough challenges and obstacles brings you closer, not to mention it strengthens your relationship. Sometimes, though, we need help doing so. That’s where a premarital counselor can prove valuable.

“Behind every great relationship are difficult and uncomfortable conversations we rarely get to see. Great relationships don’t just fall into our laps. They require people to move through their fears and insecurities and do the hard work to move wounds into healing.” –Vienna Pharaon

If you and your partner think you’re ready for marriage, but you want to do your due diligence and make sure you’re truly ready for this commitment, consider working with a premarital counselor. These professionals are experts at helping their clients to better understand the dynamics of marriage, work through issues that are hurting their relationship, and decide if marriage is right for them right now.

There are premarital counselors at Thriveworks Bensalem who are skilled, caring, experienced, and ready to get to work. Thriveworks Bensalem only employs the very best providers, so you can trust that your premarital counselor is equipped to help and support you. If you think you could benefit from working with one of our experts, give Thriveworks Bensalem a call today at (215) 874-8002.

Vital Discussions with Your Premarital Counseling

You might consider premarital counseling if you recently became engaged or if you and your partner are contemplating marriage. Whatever brings you to premarital counseling, your counselor can help the two of you to understand if (or when) your relationship might be ready for this level of commitment. Additionally, your premarital counselor can help you understand how your relationship might change and develop in marriage, as well as how you can weather any storm that comes your way.

The providers at Thriveworks. Bensalem want to guide these important discussion and help you take the next steps in your relationship. If you have serious concerns about advancing your relationship or if there’s a serious problem that you two don’t know how to manage, now is the time to talk about it. And a premarital counselor can serve as the perfect mediator. On that topic, here are a few issues that a premarital counselor can help you talk about and resolve:

  • Lack of intimacy or chemistry
  • Parenting roles
  • Relationship dynamics
  • Future trajectories
  • Jealousy
  • Infidelity
  • Trust issues

Are you and your partner on the same page with wanting kids? Do you have a solid communication line? Are you maintaining the level of intimacy a healthy relationship demands? A premarital counselor can help you answer these questions and resolve any issues that arise.

What to Expect from Premarital Counseling

Your path and experience in premarital counseling isn’t predetermined. Why? Because it is based on your relationship and your needs. Your Thriveworks Bensalem premarital counselor will get to know you and your significant other as well as your relationship and then help to guide you through your questions or concerns about marriage.

Sometimes premarital counselors decide to meet with each individual separately, as well as together. This further enables them to understand individual needs and guide the relationship in the right direction. Ultimately, your premarital counselor will help you and your partner decide what’s best for your relationship right now and improve it.

Schedule Premarital Counseling at Thriveworks Bensalem

The idea of marriage is exciting. But we need not forget that it is a serious commitment that takes hard work. If you think you’re ready to marry the love of your life, consider working with a premarital counselor at Thriveworks Bensalem. They can help you to better understand if your relationship is ready for this next step. Additionally, they can help you to make important strides that will improve the strength and longevity of your relationship.

You can schedule an appointment today. All you have to do is call (215) 874-8002. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

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