Dec 2, 2020 in Counseling
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How do I fix a marriage after cheating??
My husband of 5 years has cheated on me. I'm heartbroken. Can I fix our marriage?? Is there hope for us?? Will things get better? Please help
Am I over reacting? Am I the one in the wrong no him
Ok I've been with my boyfriend for 3 years now and he denied cheating on me but everything points to the opposite he's gone to spend the night with his baby moma and her kids in a hotel he rated me put to her when I called the cops on her for her vandalizing my car he would defend her when I would bring thing up about her and he has a video of her playing with her self am I wrong for being mad?
We both have insecurities and trust issues due to past relationships... So, there's the back and forth accusations, yelling, name calling, etc. We are both extremely jealous and have no communication skills. We love each other but sometimes Love isn't enough to make someone understand that you aren't going to hurt them. How can we help each other overcome these issues?
Idk what to do
My boyfriend and I have been fighting because he found some old messages that I had when we started going out, the messages are not bad the conversations where just like hi and bye kind of thing but because I told him I wasn't talking to anyone he's mad but da whole time he was still hanging out with his baby momma behind my back and he would delete all his messages to her so I wouldn't see them
Lost and confused at a crossroads
My boyfriend and I have been together for seven years now. We have had a very tumultuous relationship both of us have hurt each other very much on each parts. But he’s done a lot more wrong it has no accountability. But my question is how do you handle it because anytime I try to talk to him about anything he automatically yells at me, deflects, accuse me of cheating. How do you go about handling
How can I get my teen to confide in me
I've been trying to get my son to confide in me about why he is feeling so depressed. He is 15 years old and a very good teen but have no idea why he is so withdrawn and quiet. Please help me I cant bear to see him like this
What do I do?
I'm not sure what to do. Recently separated mom with 2 young girls and pregnant with my 3rd.
I took my son's Ipad away because I'm at my wit's end with him.
He is so addicted and doesn’t want to do anything else. Can anyone tell me whether I did the right thing or am I being too harsh?
It's 3 y I divorced and we have shared custody of 2 lovely kids. Any advice on how to make them understand that divorced parents is ok?
What should I do?
My son is acting out in school and giving people the middle finger and running around and hitting when he is restrained and he also has speech apraxia and may have ADHD
Communication can be difficult, particularly when it involves feeling vulnerable, putting a difficult truth out into the open, or risking the feeling of rejection. If it’s so challenging, why do we bother with communication, and why is communication important at all?
The answer is all in the data—surveys and research performed across the globe tell us that communication is absolutely critical when it comes time to strengthen a marriage, and lack of communication can lead to devastating relationship rifts and higher rates of divorce.
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For example, a survey polling one hundred Mental Health Experts revealed that problems with communication were the most common problem leading to divorce, while the next most common cause was an inability to resolve disagreements (sounds like matters of miscommunication to us). Other studies that polled randomly selected couples discovered that these couples also cited a lack of communication as a primary cause of potential relationship breakdown.
The benefits of healthy communication.
On the flip side, those who say that communication is key to a good marriage aren’t wrong. While a lack of communication can lead to devastating effects and terminated marriages, positive communication yields a number of benefits including:
- Opportunities to build trust;
- Foundations for clarity in a variety of relationship matters;
- The prevention of problems or disagreements;
- Insight about how to fix a marriage that’s in trouble;
- Lack of communication as a risky business.
We’ve already discussed how a lack of communication might endanger a marriage, but why? The fact is that, without communication, there is no way for partners to understand what the other is feeling. How can one partner make the other happy without knowing what is necessary to fulfill them?
It is this resulting emptiness and penchant for secrets that can lead to disaster down the road.
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Are communication difficulties getting in the way of your marriage? Don’t worry! Not all hope is lost. Learning to communicate more effectively is a completely attainable goal, particularly with the professional help of a Marriage Counselor. These Counselors are also available online for stress-free, cost-effective consultations.
Seeking online marriage counseling and couples counseling will help you learn how to communicate effectively, leading to better communication in marriage and stronger relationships.
If you prefer, you may even bring your partner or spouse along with you to online marriage counseling sessions! Sometimes, all you need to improve communication with your loved one is a knowledgeable and unbiased third party who can listen to you talk about marriage problems while providing guidance, affirmation, and direction toward resolution.
If this sounds like something that could benefit you and your spouse by helping you learn how to communicate better, sign up for your first online session today!