Deciding to attend marriage therapy is a big decision. It can be hard to know when it is time to meet with a therapist but recognizing there is a problem is the first step. Sometimes couples wait too long and the damage can’t be repaired. But if couples choose to go at the right time, Scottsdale marriage therapy could save a marriage. Look out for these signs that often mean it is time to see a marriage therapist.
Lack Of Communication
Frustrated with your partner? Lack of communication can make matters even worse. If you and your partner are having problems communicating with each other, it is time to attend therapy. This could be from not talking at all or when you do talk, you are constantly fighting. Therapy can help you learn how to communicate more effectively with your partner, even when you are full of emotions.
Lack Of Intimacy
Every marriage needs intimacy and when there isn’t it, there is usually trouble ahead. Yes, dry spells are normal, but absolutely no touching, kissing, or sex is not normal. When there is no physical activity between you and your partner, you might benefit from therapy. A marriage therapist can offer tips on how to add that much-needed spice back into your marriage and ways to keep the intimacy going.
A marriage full of secrets is never a good thing. If you feel you need to hide things from your spouse, it is a sign that marriage therapy may be needed. There needs to be full trust in a marriage. It doesn’t matter if the secret has to do with finances or cheating, improving communication between the two of you with the help of a therapist should help remove these secrets from your marriage.
Some people don’t show emotions, but everyone has them. If you are losing the passion in your marriage and simply not caring about it, therapy could help. Signs of this can be not getting upset when you fight with your spouse or feeling numb about the distance in your marriage. Therapy can help you dive into why you are feeling this way and how to fix it.