While they can be a great source of love, enjoyment and support, at some point in our lives we all experience difficulties in our personal relationships. Misunderstandings and disagreements can escalate into persistent feelings of tension and discontentment.
Modern relationship counselling in no way seeks to place blame or pin a cause for problems upon any one person or group. The emphasis rather is on identifying the negative cycle particular to your relationship, which is often a bidirectional pattern of action and reaction.
Our close relationships can bring us much joy and fulfilment. However, at some point we will all experience difficulties in our interactions with family, friends, or lovers. Relationship counselling provides a safe space in which to work through difficulties together.MORE
Elizabeth Gilbert-author of Eat, Pray, Love-talks about Schopenhauer's theory about intimacy and relationships and why people are like porcupines. Relationship counselling provides a safe space in which to work through difficulties together.MORE
Some relationships last a lifetime, where others are intense but short-lived. Psychology research is revealing the types of love unique to each kind of union, and the elements that may re-ignite a fading spark of attraction.MORE
It has long been known that people's varying levels of emotionality lead to different responses in behaviour, but a group of psychologists in America have found an intriguing relationship between smile intensity in yearbook photos and subsequent marital harmony.MORE