Statistics show that anxiety disorder impacts 40 million adults in the United States who are over the age of 18 but only around 40% of these people seek treatment for it.
Living with anxiety without the awareness of managing it effectively can make things more challenging. It creeps up in different ways for different people depending on our personal experiences, family dynamics, etc.
Relationship counseling seems daunting and scary, especially if you’re unaware of what therapy is and what to expect. Hence many couples don’t even consider the option because of a fear of the unknown.
There are many causes of divorce such as a partner cheating on you, or the birth of a child causing post-partum depression or other personal predicaments that can eventually create distance between you and your partner.
You might even feel like you’ve reached your wit’s end, it seems out of your hands to be able to save the relationship. Before you decide to pull the plug on it, it can help to consider seeking out an empathetic mediator to help you overcome your challenges such as setting personal boundaries.
When you feel a little bit lost and alone in life, it’s natural to look at your past relationships and wonder what went wrong. Every time a relationship ends, it leaves you feeling like you made a mistake at first, but you soon realize what it means to come to terms with it.
It might have been an important lesson to learn and grow from. California happens to be a state inhabited by a majority of single people and a large portion of the population plans to keep it that way. It’s also interesting to observe that there’s a trend to opt for cohabitation as opposed to marriage for those that do want to settle down eventually.
Whether your goal is to find a new sense of value in your motives and abilities; or to use couples therapy to improve communication between yourself and your spouse, I can help start the healing process.