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How Depression Can Impact A Couple

How Depression Can Impact A Couple

It’s not unusual for people to believe a healthy relationship will keep mental illness away. Unfortunately, it doesn’t work like that. And, with 1 in 6 Americans struggling with depression, it very much does impact couples. If one partner is suffering from depression,...

Should I Do Individual or Couples Therapy?

Should I Do Individual or Couples Therapy?

Taking the step to try therapy can feel daunting. You may ask yourself many questions before taking the leap. If you’re married and have relationship issues, those questions multiply. A big question: Should I try individual counseling or do we need to go as a couple?...

3 Reasons Why Couples Therapy Might Not Be Working For You

3 Reasons Why Couples Therapy Might Not Be Working For You

Attending therapy is not a secret formula or magic potion. It’s work, hard work. Couples therapy, for example, can be a powerful step toward growth and reconnection. But showing up is the start. Both partners must be invested in the process. Without such...

My Partner Had an Affair…Now What?

My Partner Had an Affair…Now What?

It can’t be true. This only happens to other couples. Now what? Infidelity is a shocking game-changer, and when it happens, it sets off a toxic brew of emotions and alters your reality. So how can you bounce back from such a significant betrayal? Will you ever trust...

Wondering About Couples Therapy?  Here’s When To Go.

Wondering About Couples Therapy?  Here’s When To Go.

Thanks to pop culture, couples therapy is often misunderstood. We’re led to view it as the last stop before a break-up, and we believe it’s only reserved for couples in crisis. However, this is not even close to the truth. Many couples connect with a therapist as soon...

7 Ways Depression Can Impact Your Relationship

7 Ways Depression Can Impact Your Relationship

We’ve all been in a bad mood before. Depression, however, is much more than occasionally being a “Debbie Downer.” It’s a diagnosable condition (major depressive disorder) that requires professional treatment. It’s also a strain on relationships. Recent studies found...

Does Your Partner Have An Addiction? Couples Therapy May Help.

Does Your Partner Have An Addiction? Couples Therapy May Help.

About 20 million American adults struggle with some kind of addiction. Of that number, almost three-quarters of them are battling an alcohol use disorder. Therefore, it’s not unlikely to imagine having a partner with an addiction. Unfortunately, this situation is all...

What is EFT Couples Therapy?

What is EFT Couples Therapy?

What is EFT Couples Therapy? You don’t need me to tell you that relationships are a lot of work, but even if you commit to that effort, you’ll still encounter major challenges! However, what if I told you there’s a form of therapy that can help your relationship in a...