Consulting a Naples FL psychologist for the purpose of
improving your marriage is not a sign of weakness.
Often a third pair of eyes can spot obvious problems
that the couple is oblivious to. This is not ignorance,
they are simply too close to the situation to view it
If possible, you should both attend the first
appointment. If it is only you who is willing to try to save
the relationship, there may still be useful information to
be gained. It may be a way for you to consider his or her
point of view.
It seems that marriage has become as disposable as
paper plates or diapers. Psychologists can offer tips to
repairing rather than throwing out your relationship.
Perhaps you can avoid becoming one of the fifty percent
of all marriages that fail.
Each partner must look at his and her actions. The
marital problems can be attributed to what both do or
fail to do to make it a success. Happily ever after does
not just magically happen. Both have to do the work.
If dysfunction has crept into the marriage and went
unnoticed until it threatened to destroy it, it is unlikely
you can save it without the help of a professional. You
will have anger issues and hurt feelings to confront.
Counseling will show you how to avoid repeating the
Many problems are attributable to poor communication.
Disagreeable topics are hard to talk about. It is said that
most problems have a connection to sex or money.
Neither one is an easy topic to broach, even under the
Find a licensed marriage counselor and try to be as open
as possible about the issues that drove you apart. Allow
sufficient time for some degree of resolution. Turning to
a Naples FL psychologist with a background in marital
issues may be the first step back to a time when you had
a good relationship.