No matter how much your partner assures you that you are loved and wanted in the relationship, do you seem incapable of exhaling and relaxing? Perhaps, you require constant communication of your partner’s whereabouts. Any emotional or physical distance feels like abandonment and sends your anxiety through the roof. Can you relate to any of this? If so, read more to see how you can discover how to relax and feel safe with your partner.
You might gloomily remember the lockdown for any number of reasons. Yet your most vivid memory might be how you began to question why you are still with your partner. Our Evanston couples therapists are ready to talk with you individually or as a couple to look at this question with curiosity and help you to reach better clarity.
If you’ve heard “Really, it’s not you….” one too many times as a relationship ends, you may be a little gun shy about swiping right again. Will this new person be any different? Will this be the time I find someone who likes me for who I am? In our Evanston and Chicagoland therapy practices, we hear the stories of the anxiety around dating and rejection all too often.
When you enter a relationship or get married, you have expectations for your new life. Inevitably, reality can be less than ideal, and those expectations might go unmet. In our Chicago and Evanston counseling practices, we help women who want to understand and change their relationships . We have compiled some habits of healthy couples to inspire you.
Conflict in your partnership is inevitable. Instead of resolving the present conflict, you could instead choose to focus on the health and growth of your relationship.