Couples therapy in your twenties??

Couples therapy no longer has a stigma. It’s perfectly normal for married couples, or long-term partners going through some difficulties to seek professional help. You just have to watch an American sitcom to see how mainstream it’s become. But getting couples...

Date Nights

Adults going out on their own together is good for their relationship – and allows children to see that mum and dad have a life beyond the family. It could be any Saturday night, almost certainly the wrong side of 9pm, and our two elder children – 11 and 10 – are...

Dreams of ‘self-discovery’ destroying marriage

High divorce rates and low marital satisfaction are a direct result of partners’ inability to meet ‘psychological expectations’. Time was when a roof over your head, food on the table and occasional bouts of sexual activity were the hallmarks of a...

Skill #1 of Communication in Marriage

For communication to work in any relationship, both members must abide by certain rules. There is a right and wrong way to communicate with each other, and over the years it has become clear to me that, while healthy communication can strengthen a marriage, poor...

Give Up

Marriage Counselling West Sussex A very thought provoking letter from Jimmy Evans, Marriage Today I haven’t been shy about detailing the rocky early years of my marriage to Karen. Both of us were certain that our marriage was destined for greatness—that we would...