How to Keep Romance Alive
We all have been shipped to need them. Life has little meaning without other people to share it with.When a relationship is young, it is easy to be excited, there is a magic there in the air.A long-term partnership can be just as fantastic.As time goes on, newness gives way to deeper connection, trust and intimacy. That said, it is too easy to get into a rhythm with a partner that may be efficient but lacks excitement.That’s why it’s incredibly important to shake up this tendency. Couples who play together stay together, and couples counseling at Mclean Counseling Center can help.
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Conflict in a relationship is completely natural
Even the healthiest experience some degree of conflict in their lives. The secret is addressing those issues head-on and not letting your less-loving interactions define you.
By seeking out couples counseling in Northern Virginia, you can gain understanding into your relationship dynamics, manage conflicts before they get out of control and repair any lingering emotional wounds.
Start your new life together on the strongest foundation possible
Communication is the key to any successful relationship
Grieving as a couple can bring you closer together
How Couples Counseling Works
First, your therapist will assess your relationship and work with you to establish meaningful goals. Based on what is learned in those initial sessions, your therapist will create a treatment plan for getting your relationship to a healthier place. Your couples therapist will work with you on creating that plan, so you can be clear on what you would like to achieve and how to get there.
The Sex And Anger, Two sides of the same coin
Most couples enter couples counseling in Mclean Counseling Center with the assumption that they need to eliminate conflict from their relationship. Later in the relationship The belief is that fighting of any kind is somehow a bellwether of incompatibility. Commonly, couples who avoid conflict tell their couples therapist, “We don’t fight at all, so I don’t understand why this isn’t working.” Again, there is a common misconception that the presence of conflict is somehow the indicator of a relationship heading south. This idea could not be further from the truth.