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Marriage Counseling: Team Building Over the course of your marriage, you and your partner will work together and form a team. As a team, it is important for you to learn how to work together effectively. This sounds simple, but you have probably noticed by now that it is easier said than done! Thankfully, your…

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Marriage Counseling and Marriage Myths If you are attending marriage counseling, you may have noticed that during your life you have been told lots of marriage myths (Related Article: Marriage Counseling Myths: “Happy Couples Never Argue”). A common misconception is that good marriages just fall right into place. Your mom, grandma, uncle, neighbor, etc has probably…

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Marriage Counseling Helps You Debunk Marriage Myths Your marriage counselor will likely spend some time in your counseling sessions identifying, discussing, and debunking common “marriage myths” in your relationship. You have likely heard lots of common adages about what makes a good marriage. People in your life will have many things to say about how…

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Marriage Counseling Helps You Give Better Apologies As you attend marriage counseling, you will likely find that you receive and give many apologies to your spouse. This isn’t a bad thing; we all make mistakes, and in your relationship you may have both made mistakes without realizing it. As you work on building better communication…

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Marriage Counseling Can Improve Your Fights If you are thinking about going to marriage counseling, chances are that you sometimes argue with your partner. Unfortunately, it comes to conflict, it can be a challenge find a good conclusion to your fights. But, there is good news: you are not alone! It can be hard to…

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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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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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Meet Claire, Couples Counselor at the Center for Couples and Families in Orem! Claire Wright is originally from Mesa, Arizona. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies with an emphasis in Human Development from Brigham Young University. Claire is currently receiving her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Utah Valley University and…

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Meet Paige, Couples Counselor at the Center for Couples and Families in Orem! Paige Gifford grew up in sunny San Diego, California. She moved to Utah for college seven years ago and has since then learned to tolerate Utah’s snowy winters. Paige received her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Family Life. Paige is…

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Meet Laura, Couples Counselor at the Center for Couples and Families in Orem! Laura Davies is originally from Chapel Hill, NC. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies with an emphasis in Human Development from Brigham Young University and has remained in Utah ever since. Laura is currently receiving her Master’s Degree in Marriage…

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