Straight from the horse's, er, therapists' mouth, here are all the signs that it's time to sign-up for a session — .Sharing your home with someone else is bound to lead to differences and frustrations.And, well, grocery shopping was a nice thought, but you gave in to take out — again.You're not only worried about the nutritional value, but about your job, your aging skin, your… Once your husband's home, do you talk to him about this stress and work together to figure out how to lessen your load?
At the very least, Walfish says it can teach you how to effectively respond to issues when they come up, rather than blowing a fuse and potentially making things worse.
Either way, "a therapist can take the couple through the conflict in slow motion and not allow them to sweep issues under the rug," says Walfish.
"Hashing through the details, however long that takes, is the only way to put the problem behind you."When those steamy sex scenes between Fitz and Olivia pop up, admit it: You're turned on. When the two of you have a difficult time connecting in a way that was once an easy and essential part of your relationship, there are other underlying issues happening.
Because let's get real here: Doing the same thing (think having those heated fights seemingly every weekend) over and over again isn't quite the definition of marital sanity.
Plus, if you and your man constantly criticize, shame or blame one another, not only will your self-confidence falter, but neither of you will ever feel like you're being heard.