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5 Signs You Might Need Couples Counseling

Everybody knows that relationships are hard work. But what happens if things aren’t working out as well as you’d like? If you’re in a relationship, chances are good that you’ve had some of these thoughts: “Is this the right partner for me?” “What could we do to make it better?” Or maybe you’ve noticed a pattern of arguing, problem-solving, or just not connecting the way you think healthy couples should. These are all signs that your relationship might need some help from a professional.

You feel that you or your partner isn’t being heard.

Listening is one of the most important things when communicating with your partner. You ensure you understand what your partner is saying when you’re listening.

Try not to interrupt or talk over each other. Instead, take time to hear them out and let them have a chance to express themselves fully before responding in any way. If something needs clarification, ask for more information rather than just jumping in with an assumption about what they mean or where they’re going with their words. Remember that when we communicate through words alone, we often assume incorrectly what others are thinking based on our thoughts and experiences!

You feel like you are stuck in the same arguments.

When you feel stuck in the same arguments, it is usually an excellent time to consider couple’s counseling. You may have heard that couples counseling is just for couples with significant issues. But, even if everything seems fine on the surface and there isn’t anything wrong with your relationship, there could be underlying problems that need to be addressed before they become too big to ignore.

If you feel like your relationship is not making any progress, then it might be time for some professional help. We believe that our relationships are made up of two people, so each person needs to be able to communicate their feelings to feel heard and understood by their partner.

5 Signs You Might Need Couple Counseling

You and your partner aren’t making time for each other.

Another sign you might need couple counseling is if you and your partner aren’t making time for each other. If neither of you is not getting enough sleep or is so busy with work that there’s no opportunity to connect, it can make the relationship feel unimportant.

If one person puts their needs aside to ensure the other get what they need first, resentment can build up within that person’s heart. They’ll begin to feel like their partner doesn’t care about them anymore or, even worse, that they don’t respect their feelings at all!

You feel like your partner doesn’t understand you.

If you feel like your partner doesn’t understand you, it can signify that couple counseling is needed. Your partner needs to understand what makes you tick so they know how best to support and love you.

One way to make sure that happens is by knowing yourself as well as possible. What do you want out of life? How does this affect your relationship with your partner? What are the biggest struggles in your relationship? These questions are essential because answers will help you understand each other better—and have conversations about them even when times get tough!

You’re having trouble communicating with each other about very intense feelings.

It’s natural to have intense emotions from time to time, but if you find yourselves unable to talk about them constructively—or even at all—it may be time to consider couple counseling. Counseling can help couples learn how to manage these feelings in a healthy way that doesn’t involve shutting down or withdrawing from one another. Both of you need to express your emotions in words rather than actions; then, you’ll be better equipped to understand what is going on in each other’s minds and hearts.

Couples’ counseling can help strengthen bonds and learn new ways of relating to one another healthily.

For some couples, it’s the first time you’ve opened up this much about yourself and your relationship. This can feel overwhelming at times but it’s crucial to realize that no matter how much you share with your partner, they will never know everything about you because there are always things we keep hidden or don’t want others to know about us. If a couple begins going through marital counseling together, they will likely open up more than ever, even if they think they have already told their partner everything!


If you are feeling stuck or unhappy in your relationship and think you need some help, consider couples counseling with us at HelpingTalks! It will help to create a space where you and your partner can come together to talk about what’s going on for each person. Our very-own trained professional therapist can guide you through this process in a safe environment and help identify the issues that might be contributing to the way things feel now but also provide tools for moving forward in more positive ways.

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