The problems that a couple may experience in a personal relationship are obviously a private matter between two people but this does not mean that sharing one’s feelings and frustrations with a third party is necessarily a bad thing. If you and your partner are going through a rough patch and you do not know what to do to improve your relationship, consulting with a professional counsellor could be the best option.
How Exactly Could Marriage Counselling in Toronto Help You and Your Partner?
Below are just a few of the reasons that couples therapy works so well for many married people, in Canada and all over the world.
- Objectivity – When you are in the middle of a stressful period in your relationship, it can be virtually impossible to look at the problems you are facing objectively. However, a professional therapist can observe your behavioural patterns, listen to the two of you air your grievances, and form an objective opinion. By listening to an impartial observer, you will be able to view your problems in a new light.
- Commitment – The very act of agreeing to seek outside help will demonstrate your commitment to your relationship, which is sure to have a positive effect on the way that you and your partner feel about each other. Making the effort to find a suitable therapist and attending marriage counselling in Toronto could be the catalyst you need to repair your relationship with your spouse.
- Honesty – When attending therapy separately, the therapist tends to receive a one-sided perspective of the relationship. On the other hand, if you make arrangements to attend marriage counselling in Toronto as a couple both sides of the story are told. While this may feel restrictive at first, it will ensure an honest exchange of opinions in the long run.
- Experience – Most couples have only faced the particular problems they are dealing with on one or two occasions, which means they have very limited experience of how to deal with these problems. However, a professional marriage counsellor will have helped many couples to work through similar issues to those you are facing and will therefore have a much better idea of the approaches that work and those that do not.
To find out more about how marriage counselling in Toronto could help you and your partner, please feel free to call or email us at your convenience. Esther Benbihy has many years of experience in couples therapy and a warm and friendly approach that puts people at ease. Don’t let the situation between you and your partner get any worse: get in touch today and arrange to have an introductory session.