Results couples can expect to see in therapy:
Improved communication: When a couples finds there is a reduction in misunderstandings, conflicts, and feelings of resentment, it is a sign they are effective in communicating more effectively and openly with each other improved.
Increased intimacy: As couples learn to communicate their needs and desires more effectively and build deeper emotional connections with each other, you and your partner should see an improvement in emotional and physical intimacy.
Resolution of specific issues: Couples may address specific issues, such as financial concerns or disagreements, infidelity, differences in the style of parenting and unresolved emotional roadblocks. Long lasting relationships, me be experiencing unresolved emotional gridlock emotional patterns of conflict that may be resolve and improved through therapy.
Increased empathy and understanding: With a good couples therapist, couples often develop a more positive and supportive relationship, through finding a deeper connection, understanding and empathy for each other.
Increased problem-solving skills: Couples can develop more effective problem-solving skills that will support them to work through existing or new challenges in their relationship.
Increased gratitude and appreciation for the work your partner is willing to do to improve your relationship. Often lifetime relationships have benefits that are worth working for and witnessing your partner growing and working on themselves for the purposes of improving their relationship with you can be very meaningful and rewarding. It's important to keep in mind that progress in couples counseling can be gradual, and that therapy is not a quick fix.