It is an unfortunate reality that there are any children that will develop emotional or behavioral problems as they age. While there are counseling sessions that can help many children that suffer from these issues, it can be difficult for many parents to know whether these services are right for their child. To help you with this task, you should make it a point to get the following few counseling questions answered.
Statistics show that pre-marital counseling gives couples a 30% higher success rate than those that receive no type of counseling before they tie the knot. Around 44% of couples who make a legal commitment to one another go through some type of counseling prior to walking down the aisle. Just eight hours of counseling can give you and your soon-to-be spouse a better chance at a happy and healthy marriage. The cost of this counseling is around $1,000.
If you and your spouse fight all the time and really want to stop, you will need to both agree to learn how to handle conflict properly. In addition, you will both have to be willing to use the right methods for this. If you can both agree to those terms, you will be able to successfully and effectively overcome the obstacles you are currently struggling with. One method you can use for this is called collaborative conflict resolution, and this method involves the following steps:
Every new parent knows that having a child will change many things about their daily life. Most, however, do not plan for the difficulty that it also places upon a marriage. In fact, when the Gottman Relationship Institute in Seattle conducted a study of new parents and their relationship, they found that nearly two-thirds of parents found their relationship to be unsatisfying by the time their child was three years old.
When you are going through recovery for a drug or alcohol addiction, it can be very tempting to simply isolate from everyone. Your negative feelings might seem like they are too much to handle and you might feel anxious without the layer of substance that used to be between you and everyone you used to talk to. However, other people can be some of your biggest allies in your fight against addiction.