Has It Gotten to THAT Point?!

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Has It Gotten to THAT Point?!
5 Reasons You Should Get Help with Your Relationship Problems

#2: New ideas.
If you think you’ve tried everything to improve your relationship, you’re wrong. There are always new ways to approach a problem that you’ve probably either discounted in the past or never even heard of. What better way to expand your relationship “toolbox” than to learn effective strategies and techniques from the professional you’re working with.

#3: Practice.
The expertise of your coach or therapist provides the new ideas that may end up being the big solution you and your partner have been looking for. You’ll also get valuable time to practice those different strategies and techniques during a session-- either alone or with your partner. The best way to change bad habits is to practice new ones until they become natural and here’s your chance.

 

#4: Safe space.
Developing new relationship skills can also happen in relative safety during a session. You’ve got a professional right there to offer advice and keep you on track and whatever you share will be kept confidential. No risk of gossiping as there might be if you talked about your troubles with a friend or family member. 

#5: Renewed commitment.
When you make the decision to get help from a therapist or coach, you’re sending a strong message to your partner and to yourself: You’re affirming that the health of your relationship IS important to you and IS worth the effort, time and energy.

You renew your commitment to making improvements and this alone can provide momentum for the changes that you want to make. That could move you out of continued misery and to a return to happiness.
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Susie and Otto Collins are writers and Breakthrough Relationship Coaches who have been helping individuals and couples create the close, trusting, jealousy-free and happy relationships they want for many years.

Visit www.relationshipgold.com/coaching2.htm for more about their coaching offers.

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Susie and Otto Collins are relationship coaches and authors who help couples communicate, connect and create the passionate relationships they desire.



 

Location: Columbus, OH
Credentials: BS, CCC
Specialties: Communication Problems, Couples/Marital Issues
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