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When Should You Consider Marriage Counseling?

Waiting too long to fix problems in a marriage only leads to the buildup of even more problems. Before you know it, you’re both filled with resentment for each other and it is too late to go back.

No one goes into a marriage expecting problems but when two people choose to live their lives together, you are bound to hit some bumps in the road.

Some couples fit together like pieces of a jigsaw; while others clash. Either way, marriage requires work—compromise and sacrifice for it to work.

However, if you do find yourself clashing more than usual, there’s no harm in getting help. Marriage counseling gives you the tools you need to enhance communication between the two of you. Through counseling you learn to accept your own flaws that trigger your partner and make the necessary changes for a healthier relationship.

Here are some triggering behaviors and signs that indicate you need counseling:

1) Giving each other the silent treatment:

The dreaded ‘silent treatment’ pops up in all types of relationships but it’s even more irritating in a marriage. If ignoring each other while living in the same house is becoming easier for the both of you, then that is a huge sign that you need marriage counseling services in Birmingham.

When you choose not to talk to one another, the distance between you grows.

2) You fight all the time

If it looks like the majority of your conversations consist of you speaking ill of one another then you should set up an appointment with a therapist immediately.

You can’t let each other forget that you were once in love. A therapist will help you find that spark you once had and see the good in your partner.

3) You can’t communicate

Are you afraid to talk just in case it turns into a fight? Having to bottle up your emotions is the roadway to self-destruction. You are just building up bitterness towards your partner and one day implode.

Therapist in Mississippi encourage partners to speak openly and honestly with each other which allows them to resolve issues that hadn’t been previously addressed.

4) You lead separate lives

This really is the breaking point. If you find yourself living separate lives while being in the same house, it’s time you head to a marriage counselors. Couples who have drifted apart to the point where they are not in each other’s lives, are just a few steps away from separation.

Save your marriage before goes to the point of no return. David Myers has been providing relationship therapy for decades. His therapy journeys are focused on integrating his patients’ mind, body and soul allowing them to find internal peace.

Call (205)-251-8808 to book an appointment today.

(205) 251-8808
2112 11th Ave South, Suite 340 Birmingham, AL 35205

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