Should Unmarried Couples Seek Counseling?

By Aaron Karmin • 2 min read

shutterstock_2358659201. Many psychological professionals advocate marriage counseling. Should unmarried couples seek counseling as well? If so, why?

Here are five reasons to why unmarried couples should seek counseling:

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Long Distance Love: Growing Together, Rather than Apart.

By Aaron Karmin • 2 min read

1. Do you have any advice for couples looking to ensure they grow together, rather than apart?

Connecting with your partner has one variable that is not found in any other relationship, romance. Romance involves the expression of sincere loving feelings and is the fuel that feeds the connection in our love life.

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Is Couples Counseling a Quick Fix?

By Aaron Karmin • 1 min read

clock2401.Is couples counseling a “quick fix” or a long-term commitment?

Counseling doesn’t need to be a long process, especially if you feel you’re starting out with a very solid foundation and only need some clarifications and goal-setting. For some people who are a “higher conflict” couple or have deeper issues to contend with, the process could take a bit longer.

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When to Seek Couples Counseling?

By Aaron Karmin • 3 min read

couples2401.How do you combat the stigma of couples counseling?

I always find it helpful to educate couple that pursuing counseling is not a sign of weakness or failure. The stigma of therapy has diminished across generations, but seeking counseling is still mentioned in whispers. All humans struggle with their feelings and can benefit from psychological guidance.

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Why Seek Anger Management Counseling?

By Aaron Karmin • 2 min read

counseling240Anger is a basic human emotion. Depending on how it is managed and expressed, anger can have positive or negative consequences.

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Coping with a Crisis: 3 Techniques to Stay Calm

By Aaron Karmin • 2 min read

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When we worry about an event, we focus on an imaginary threat that is not happening in reality. In most cases, simply taking a few moments to practice some simple relaxation exercises, such as deep breathing, can allow your body to calm down. When we deliberately take slow deep breaths, we are indirectly telling your body that all danger has now passed; as a consequence, our body will stop producing adrenaline and our arousal will cease.

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What are Your Regrets and Mistakes?

By Aaron Karmin • 2 min read

loveyourself240There is no such thing as a perfect person. To be human is to be imperfect, to be imperfect means we make mistakes and to make mistakes means we have regrets.

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Overcoming the Obstacle of Anger

By Aaron Karmin • 2 min read

anger240Anger is an instinctual emotional response from a real or imagined threat. Anger is painful and we need to get relief. We almost always feel something else first before we get angry: afraid, hopeless, hurt, disrespected, disappointed, or guilty.

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Negative Thinking: Do You Feel Awkward and Insecure?

By Aaron Karmin • 2 min read

Imagine being out with a group of new friends, at a meeting with coworkers, at a family gathering with the in-laws, on a date with an attractive person or standing in front of a large crowd of strangers. Now everyone is happily chatting away and the mood is pleasant. Then someone says, “You have something on your nose”. Then while reaching to wipe your face, you spill a glass on the table and it falls and breaks. Now everyone is quiet and staring at you.

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The Secret of Success: Push Your Comfort Zone

By Aaron Karmin • 2 min read

success240Frederick Douglass said, “Without struggle there is no progress.” We learn from adversity and grow in ways we never thought we could. When we get knocked down by life some look externally for help and others rely only on themselves to forge ahead.

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