Major Life Stressors in the Marriage

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Marriage counselling therapists meet couples all the time who are on the verge of, or have just come through, a major life event.   These are the major stressors for a relationship.   Your partner in marriage, or in long term relationship, ideally is the person that you are most emotionally connected to, who is your greatest emotional support.   … Read More

Raising Children with Different Parenting Approaches

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Having children is a part of marriage that in itself is fraught with issues.  Whether or not to procreate and when to do so are points that couples deal with early on, unless circumstance causes them to deal with it before they are ready.  Fertility is also a huge issue and one that can cause a massive number of issues … Read More

Financial Stress in long term Relationships

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As human beings, money is, for the majority, something that we think about more than we care for.   How we deal with financial stress within a long term relationship is so important in terms of how we communicate, how we view each other and how we understand the balance of both power and of nurture within our relationship.   … Read More

Marriage Counselling: Communication, how to say that difficult thing

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Marriage Counselling: Communication, how to say that difficult thing Communication within a long term relationship is something that couples therapists address with every set of clients that they see.  How a couple communicates is a massive stumbling block for a lot of people. This is something that is true of not just couples, however.  It is also true in other … Read More