Do you find that your relationship is having trouble and problems right now. With the coronavirus many couples are finding that staying together in the home it’s just too close of a fit. You both are agitated, anxious, playing the right and wrong game, tit for tat, one upmanship, etc. Many find that spending time apart can strengthen their relationship because it’s very important that you cultivate things to do as individuals. But when your forced to stay together in the house it can create its own issues.
As a licensed mental health counselor I have seen couples for over 20 years. The same cycles surface among them all. They feel unappreciated, not seen, heard or validated. They don’t communicate well so they run with their own assumption and have unrealistic expectations. The problem with this is that they never spoke about what those expectations were before getting married. So as situations arise they get snagged on an issue and start to become enemies pushing their truths onto one another. Demanding that their way is the one and only right way. The resentment grows and they find themselves bitter, only focusing on what does not work in the relationship.
The following is a list of topics that you and your partner may want to discuss in order to uncover each other’s truths, expectations and assumptions. By clearing these up it can save a lot of heartbreak, unwanted energy and anger. See if you and your partner align on the following:
These are great topics to clear up when it comes to relationships.. Relationship counseling in Orlando is a great place to uncover your truth. To sift and sort to get a clear understanding of the following:
If you feel stuck right now and unable to shift in your relationship then maybe it’s time to seek professional mental health counseling. We have a great team of wonderful therapists waiting to assist. All it takes is the willingness to listen, set your ego and pride aside and be teachable. You and your partner deserve the opportunity to have an aligned and peaceful relationship. Call us today at High Expectations 407-967-1327. Don’t feel stuck and resentful anymore.