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Posted on Jun 11, 2019 in Counseling, Couples Therapy, Divorce, Family, News, Spousal Abuse, Therapy

Benefits of Couples Therapy

You may find it difficult to talk to a complete stranger about your relationship woes, but couples counseling can help improve communication between individuals engaged in a long-term relationship. Usually, couples therapy refers to an intervention or therapy between two romantic partners. Counselors who perform this unique type of therapy can come from a variety of backgrounds and use different approaches to the problem at hand. An experienced couples therapist can help you and your partner navigate couples therapy. Couples therapy can help in a variety of ways. Both partners come to a clear concept of their relationship. Couples therapy unifies the individual ideas that each partner has pertaining to their relationships. They begin to see their relationship as something that affects both of them equally and try to work constructively for the longevity of this relationship. The couple will come recognize problematic behavior. Once they become aware of the dysfunctional behavior that they are indulging in, they can follow the therapist’s advice to try to rectify it. Suppose...

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Posted on Jun 29, 2015 in Abuse, Domestic Abuse, News, Physical Abuse, Spousal Abuse

How to Deal with Physical Abuse in a Relationship

Millions of women around the world are stuck in abusive marriages and relationships with no end in sight to their troubles. Physical abuse is one of the most common types of abuse in a relationship. Physical abuse includes assault, threats or restraining force. The American Medical Association says that more than 4 million women in the United States suffer physical abuse at the hands of their husbands and boyfriends each year. Most of these women feel helpless, afraid and trapped in their relationships. Many do not know what to do about the abuse and who to speak to. Many women suffer in silence and hide the abuse from their family and friends because they feel ashamed about it. Some feel that if they speak about it, people will not believe them. Common misconceptions about physical abuse in a relationship Is there is a way women can prevent physical abuse? Yes, certainly. Eleanor Roosevelt once said “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” Things can change, but...

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