A skilled Marriage and Family Counselor can assist couples having relationship problems end painful recurring conflict and build new skills to create satisfying, loving, affectionate, trusting and secure relationships. Below are some of the most common reasons couples seek marriage (or couples) counseling:
- Arguing and Conflicts
- Avoidance or Withdrawal
- Lack of Intimacy
- Poor Communication
- Anger and Frustration
Even couples who argue frequently can have a highly successful relationship or marriage. Painful, recurring conflict can be healed and replaced with respectful, and loving communication. Couples can learn how to regulate a conflict when it threatens to get out of control, and to direct communication towards a positive outcome.
Communication skills are extremely valuable tools that can be learned with the help of an objective and skilled marriage counselor. Understanding and implementing these tools will allow clients to navigate through old patterns and styles of communication in order to develop a more loving, happy, and satisfying connection with each other.