counselling Tag

Over the years, I have conducted hundreds of counselling sessions with couples.  Many of these relationships have weathered a variety of crises, loss and transition.  Some couples have endured a lot through over a short time, while other couples have struggled through many years of a long relationship.  Unfortunately, one of the common features by the time couples enter counselling is the desperation with which the couple struggles. I want to send a message to all couples out there, which is, attend to your marriage.  There is a reason for my deliberate choice of the word "attend". As defined by Mirriam-Webster, attend is a verb meaning, to be present at, to pay attention to, to look after, to take charge.  For any person in a committed relationship, the key to success is to be present and pay attention to your relationship before you feel the sense of desperation.   Here are...