Are you struggling with a particularly frustrating relationship issue? As stressful as they can be, they’re actually not uncommon. However, that doesn’t make them any more pleasant to deal with.
If you’re feeling stuck trying to achieve resolution, pursuing couples counseling, couples therapy, or marriage counseling is a wise idea to help you move ahead with the issue you’re facing. In fact, the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists suggest pursuing couples therapy as soon as possible for a better chance at a happy outcome! The good news is that you are in the right place. Thriveworks CLexington, MA has marriage counselors and couples therapists on staff who are ready to help you. Just call in to schedule your first appointment.
How Can Couples Counseling Help Us?
Even the strongest of relationships are bound to experience ups and downs as the years pass by; it would be almost unnatural to expect that you’ll never feel stress or have a disagreement!
Regardless of how much you and your husband or wife love one another, you won’t always see eye to eye. It’s challenging to raise children, juggle careers, manage finances and address health issues while maintaining good communication, keeping the spark alive and attempting to make special time for each other and yourselves!
Sometimes the pressures and stresses of modern life are easy to tackle; at other times, you may be well aware that you have a problem, but feel clueless about how to solve it. That’s actually one of the main reasons why couples seek help from Thriveworks Lexington, MA marital therapists.
Common Issues Discussed in Couples Therapy, Marriage Counseling
In our experience, many couples disagree over surprisingly similar issues, though of course, the circumstances are unique to every partnership. As such, it’s easy to feel like you’re the only ones going through these issues.
A few of the matters that the professionals offering Lexington VA marriage therapy are skilled at addressing include:
- Disagreements over earning money and managing budgets
- Differing opinions on how to raise children
- Stress from relationships with extended family members or friends
- Career issues, overworking, and job loss
- Worries about possible infidelity on the part of a spouse.
When you see one of our marital therapists, the professional you meet may not have dealt with your exact circumstances before, but their background and expertise can certainly be applied to help you out, whatever your situation.
Every couple Can Benefit from Couples Therapy
All too often, couples will hedge on whether they really need to see a counselor for the issue they’re facing, because their relationship might be great otherwise. Even in these circumstances, we’d certainly suggest seeking the advice of a marriage counselor or couples therapist who can help you resolve your differences. Soon, you’ll be able to get back to reveling in your love and reform your united bond for the future.
Unfortunately, some couples will hesitate and let a little issue grow out of proportion, until virtually all the other aspects of their life are tainted by it. We recommend doing yourselves a favor and seeking some professional support; don’t wait until one challenge spoils an otherwise happy partnership!
How Can a Couples Therapist Help with Divorce Recovery?
While many couples who attend marriage therapy, find a resolution, and leave feeling better equipped to address any issues together in the future, other couples have a different outcome. Counseling is an excellent resource, but it’s not a miracle cure for every marriage. Sometimes, divorce is the best option.
There’s a popular misconception, that lately, more people are simply giving up on their marriages and seeking divorce in greater numbers, In fact, the rate of divorce in America has stayed relatively the same for approximately 30 years. What has changed is our attitude about it; there is far less stigma and more acceptance that divorce can sometimes be the healthy way forward.
Whether you’ve already made the decision to divorce or the realization it’s the right choice comes later, Thriveworks Counseling in Lexington, MA can still help. Discussing your relationship and divorce with a marriage and family therapist can often help make your separation less nasty and more respectful—to yourselves and one another. This is especially beneficial if you’ll be sharing parenting duties or dividing property. We understand that the choice to divorce can be stressful, challenging and even scary; we’re here to listen, provide support and guide you through the process.
Schedule Couples Therapy, Marriage Counseling at Thriveworks in Lexington, MA
Did you know that after attending marriage counseling, more than 97% of couples surveyed by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists report having a successful resolution of their issues? Of those couples, 93% report feeling like they’re better prepared to deal with any future disagreements.
If you’re keen to resolve your issues and move forward, then now is a great time to consider Thriveworks Counseling in Lexington, MA couples therapy and/or marriage counseling. Whatever it is you’re facing in your relationship, we’re here to help.