marriage counseling

Myths about Infidelity

Myths about Infidelity

Myths about Infidelity In this post we’re exploring myths about infidelity. Many of these myths stem from black-and-white thinking. We often like the certainty that this kind of thinking gives us. This is good and that’s bad. It’s cut and

Why try marriage counseling?

Why try marriage counseling?

Why try marriage counseling? I’m writing this post because it’s a commonly searched question. I suspect it may be coming from a place of desperation or confusion. Why should we try this? Will it even help us? We’re going to

I love you: Say the things that go without saying

I love you: Say the things that go without saying

Expressing appreciation for your spouse In a previous post I talked about when less is more: when you’re making a request for change in your relationship keep it short and to the point. In this post, I’m talking about when

Solving problems in your marriage: Compromise

Solving problems in your marriage: Compromise

Introduction I’ve got some news for you: Not all problems in your marriage can be solved. Some can be worked through using compromise, and some just don’t have solutions. These may come from differences in personality traits, religion, political opinions,

Bringing up complaints in your relationship: When less is more

Bringing up complaints in your relationship: When less is more

In the exciting, falling in love stage of our relationships, what we want to change in our partners is often furthest from our minds. We’ve got stars in our eyes, we’re wearing rose colored glasses, we’re in the honeymoon stage—pick

Repair attempts: How to preserve your relationship during conflict

Repair attempts: How to preserve your relationship during conflict

Conflict happens. It just does. You and your spouse are not always going to see a situation the same way, you may have different opinions, preferences, and values. And so, you will disagree. It is not realistic to expect that

How to bring up marriage problems: Changing criticism to complaint

How to bring up marriage problems: Changing criticism to complaint

You have conflict with your spouse. Okay, that happens. I’m here to help you know how to you bring up marriage problems in a way that gets you listened to and not dismissed. You may have very good points or

The Marriage Counseling Relationship Checkup

The Marriage Counseling Relationship Checkup

Problems have been building in your marriage for a while. You try talking about it and end up fighting. You try again and end up fighting. Maybe you try to change and you try to ask for change, and you’re

Faith-based therapy: What’s the primary role?

Faith-based therapy: What’s the primary role?

Faith-based therapy: What’s the primary role? This post will give you some things to think about if you are considering Christian marriage counseling, Mormon marriage counseling, Adventist marriage counseling, or any other faith-based marriage counselor. It is quite common for

What makes marriage counseling work

What makes marriage counseling work

What makes marriage counseling work? Some people rave about their marriage counseling experiences and other seem to shudder with dread at the memory of it. Why the difference? If some people have great experiences and some have terrible, what makes