Bring back intimacy in a relationship
Relationship counselling is the process of helping intimacy to work again. Couples’ work is what used to be called marriage guidance counselling. Relationships in life can offer a great sense of fulfillment and connection. Opening up to intimacy in a relationship can be a profound source of angst in our lives. Only when we are able to respect ourselves, then we can we form lasting, loving relationships. Couples counselling is two people who are having difficulties communicating.
With support take time and listen to each other
Couples develop bonds with each other. They form a trusting beneficial relationship. Couples’ work is offering witness to how relationships are. Bringing awareness to problems. Facilitating people in relationships to move back to a beneficial, respectful association. In busy daily life, relationships are prone to ignore. Sometimes the relationship that has worked becomes tired or even habitual. Couples work and give time to a therapist for hearing problems. Opposing views.
If not checked conflict can fall into unhelpful, neglectful patterns of behavior. The therapy room offers a safe place for couples to talk about their problems. Together couples work towards a solution. Using the mutual desire for the relationship to work.
Making the relationship work again
Once the therapist is able to ease an open and frank exploration. The couple can make the relationship work again is the responsibility of the couple. The therapist can only help ease, and where appropriate educate. Hold the difficulty that is being shared by the couple. The couple themselves have to do the hard work of making the relationship work again.
The couple needs to put into practice what they have agreed to work on before returning to the therapy room. I see couples on a two-weekly basis for 90-minute sessions, to practice what they have agreed.