Relationships are an important part of all our lives. Whether romantic or platonic, our connections with our nearest and dearest can bring us joy, meaning, and bonds like nothing else. Because relationships mean so much to us, they can be stressful. Relationship problems are different for everyone, and psychological and emotional responses to relationship challenges vary widely from person to person. Janelle Adams, MA, LMFT, ATR, and the team at In Touch Counseling Services can help relationships. Request an appointment online today.
All relationships, both romantic and platonic, with our loved ones can bring both welcome benefits as well as overwhelming challenges. Some level of conflict in relationships is normal, and it can help us grow and connect. However, there may be times when differences and unresolved issues become frequent and develop into unhealthy cycles that interfere with daily life. It doesn’t necessarily mean that the relationship is not salvageable or that you can’t get the connection back, but it does
Because relationship issues are deeply personal and vary widely, it is difficult to know exactly how frequent they are. However, studies suggest that general relationship issues are quite common.
Some of the most common symptoms of relationship challenges include:
Relationship struggles are often connected to the way that the brain processes and responds to information. Unhealthy brain function can result in poor decision-making, impulsivity, conflict-seeking behavior, negativity, unyielding criticism, stubbornness, intimacy issues, pessimism, infidelity, addiction, and abusive or disrespectful behavior .
Why Choose In Touch Counseling for Treating Marital Conflict or Relationship Issues?
If you would like help figuring out how to resolve problems in your relationship without fighting or fleeing, we can help. The team of providers at In Touch Counseling Services explores key areas of your life that impact brain function while looking at emotions to create a unique plan using a combination of several different, complementary approaches that work together to change brain function and restore a healthy relationship.