Marriage Counseling Benefits
There are many marriage counseling benefits couples. In this relationship blog post, we will talk about 5 benefits that I believe can truly impact the health of your relationship. And may help contribute your own overall happiness as it relates to your marriage.
5 Marriage Counseling Benefits for Spouses
These are in no particular order…
Marriage Counseling Benefit One
There are relationship studies that shed light on the importance having a healthy relationship has on our overall health and well being. When relationships are in distress, it can take a physical and emotional toll on our well being.
- This makes it even more of a priority to get help.
Learn how to repair after an argument. Often, couples sweep things under the rug and never address the last argument they just had. This can pile up over time and start seeping out in other ways.
- One way it can do this is by “throwing the kitchen sink” in during the next argument between you. Meaning, bringing up unresolved relationship issues from past conflicts. Marriage counseling can help spouses learn how to repair with each other after an argument and learn how to move forward after repair is received.
Another marriage counseling benefit is that it helps spouses talk about what they need in their marriage. What they need from each other in a way that allows each to be truly heard by the other. Spouses will learn how to voice their concerns and needs in a way that offers dialogue and understanding instead of attacking and blaming.
Another important benefit is having a dedicated time and space to talk about issues you may be having or struggling you’re going through. Life can get pretty busy…taking the kids to school, going to work, community commitments, chores, and other responsibilities! Having a space where you can talk opening with the help of a professional therapist can help you prioritize your marital needs.
There are studies that offer that relationship satisfaction sometimes goes up after a couple makes a therapy appointment. There can be many reasons for this. One of which might be knowing that they are both unified in working on their marriage and they have dedicated a time and space to do so.
Marriage counseling can help increase intimacy for spouses. By learning how to truly hear and understand each other increases a couples connectedness. Couples often report feeling more emotionally connected which can also help couples become more physically connected.
Marriage Counseling Help
During my years as a marriage counselor and couples therapist, I have first hand witnessed the many benefits marital therapy can offer relationships. If you are wanting designated time to focus on improving your marriage, contact me today.
* Blog intended for educational and informational purposes only.