People walk into my office in pain. The relationship they had hoped would be the light of their life has recently only brought clouds. They have hope that I can help them, but they are afraid. Pain can be a great motivator for us all. Have you ever hesitated to do what you knew you needed to until things got so bad it hurt? Maybe you had a toothache and waited too long before getting care. Maybe some of the pain and suffering could have been less or avoided. Yet the pain at least got you to the dentist. Don't make this wrong. You're reading this, here, now.
Let's begin by you asking yourself "What is still working in our relationship"? What do you each contribute to your marriage or relationship? Are you sharing the bills, sharing the childcare, are you sharing each other's families and friends. Sharing something is still making life a little easier. Maybe we can build on that. If you are reading this, this can be your step forward. Let me describe the therapy process: In therapy, asking for help from a recommended stranger (therapist) takes courage. Yes, you get to complain about your partner, but they also get to say things about you too.
COMMUNION OF SPIRIT EXPRESSING YOUR INTIMACY, GROWTH AND PURPOSE
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