There are may reasons that couples may come to the decision to separate, some may include betrayal, lack of communication, intimacy or differences in life goals, unrealistic expectations and failure to resolve key issues. If you feel that you may be headed in the direction towards divorce, seeking therapy can help support and guide your decisions.
Its common for us to help couples negotiate this transition, set realistic expectations, and support communication when children are involved. Many times, a couple will come to therapy because word divorce has been thrown around and they want to see if their marriage can be saved.
Common themes that we see when work with couples to repair a relationship, is re-tooling the way they communicate, helping to change long-held notions of their partner that may be destructive, helping to rebuild trust and connection, and creating a safe environment where couples can communicate their needs and concerns. We’ve provided links to additional resources for those wanting to learn more about this topic.