marriage counseling

If you are in a marriage relationship, or any other relationship, you will need to know the anatomy of an apology. Couples in marriage counseling often learn that it’s more than simply saying ‘I’m sorry’. In fact, I often counsel couples I am working with to not use those words when trying to apologize. It…

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If you are thinking about going to marriage counseling, or if you are already attending, here are some tips to make the most out of it. It’s hard enough going in the first place, might as well do it right so that it works in your favor (Related Article: Marriage Counseling Now).    Therapy Is…

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Marriage counseling will help you fight for your marriage in a healthy way. Most people don’t ‘fight for their marriage’ in a way that’s actually helpful. In marriage counseling here in Utah, I often hear couples talking about ‘fighting’ for their marriage, or they tell their spouse, ‘I want you to fight for me’. This…

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Marriage counseling is often seen as a last resort before divorce. Is this a bad thing? I don’t think so. It’s best that you try couples therapy as soon as you see problems in your relationship (Related Article: Couples Counseling – Why Waiting Can Hurt). Most couples wait too long, even years too long before…

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If you want to learn a marriage counseling tip that can increase your chances of relationship success, here it is. Start dealing with problems outside of yourself differently if you want to do better with problems between yourselves.    As a marriage counselor in Utah, I’ve found that couples often do better when dealing with…

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Marriage counseling can work for empty nesters (Related Article: Marriage Counseling: Does It Work?). Here are some benefits of working on your relationship with your spouse after the children have all left the house.    Reconnect   You might not recognize your spouse after you don’t have to look at the children as much. Reconnecting…

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Marriage counseling in Utah has helped many heal their relationships and move them forward. As a marriage and family therapist practicing in Utah County for nearly two decades, I have noticed a few trends of couples who’ make it’ that might be helpful for you to know.    Get In Early And Often   It’s…

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Marriage counseling can often be seen as a punishment. You might see it as an indication that you have failed and need someone to help you fix your problems. Yes, you might need someone to help you fix your relationship, but it isn’t an indication that you have failed. Rather, it’s a sign that you…

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Get anxiety help when dealing with pornography issues. These two issues are often combined and often not separated in people’s minds. Pornography can often be a symptom of something else going on. For example, when you feel anxious, you might cope with that anxiety through using pornography. This isn’t something most people recognize they are…

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