In Albuquerque there is a perspective that if you are seeing a therapist or counselor you are mentally unsound but therapists and counselors are not just for the mentally unstable but also for those that can’t find how to express what is wrong. Counseling can help heal your marriage and improve your communication with your partner but if you are not sure if you need counseling, here are 5 signs that you need marriage counseling
You don’t trust your partner or they don’t trust you
A major factor in marriage is trust. It doesn’t matter what the reason for the mistrust is, whether it is your fault or your partners, a marriage can’t survive without trust. A counselor can help you rebuild the trust with you partner through mediations and exercises.
You don’t talk anymore
Communication is key in a marriage, without it feelings don’t get shared, plans don’t get explained and problems don’t get solved. Whether the problem stems from a long term argument or just a lack of motivation a counselor can help rebuild communication in your marriage.
You always fight
If ever conversation turns into an argument you need counseling. All ways fight is a key indicator of a larger problem with your marriage. A counselor can help you find with the key problem(s) are and help find ways to resolve them.
You’re always angry
Being constantly angry is not good for your mental health. Counseling can help find what is causing the anger, ways to channel the anger and help mend the damage to your marriage.
You have drifted apart
This is a very trick problem to deal with. People naturally grow as time passes. This means that you and your spouse are not the same people you use to be. If you find that you and your spouse are drifting apart and you can’t find the right way to deal with it, seek counseling. A counselor can help you find what you both have in common; exercise to help your bound and find out if there is a deeper issue that is resulting in your relationship drifting apart.
Counseling can help with most of your marital problems but it can’t solve all your problems for you. Problems can only be resolved if both partners are willing to work on it.
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