A: Because either or both of you are avoiding the real issues or are unaware of them. This may go back to unresolved hurts or disappointments that come out as anger.

A: Because you might not be getting certain basic needs met such as love, respect, understanding or intimacy.

A: Yes. However, in many cases the problems you are now having are the result of conflicts in your current relationship.

A: This may occur because we fail to set boundaries as to what is and is not acceptable behavior.

A: If your partner refuses to counseling, it may be a sign that he or she is not committed to the relationship. However, it is not always necessary for both parties to receive coaching. Relationship conflicts can sometimes be resolved by only one partner’s efforts.

A: Yes, but it takes time and a special form of communication.

A: When you are still feeling optimistic that your issues can be resolved.

A: Yes! Phone sessions are usually just as effective as in-person sessions. In addition to being very convenient, it saves the time and expense of traveling to and from the advisor’s office. You can begin to solve your relationship problems with a phone call.

A: Many people put off getting help because they don’t want to spend the money. However, the emotional, health, and practical costs of splitting up your relationship or family make it much more expensive than counseling would be.

A: While it varies depending on the situation, most problems can be resolved in three to ten sessions. Many couples will notice a considerable improvement after the first two or three sessions.

A: Call Jack at 480-837-4329 to set up a complimentary phone consultation.