Most people cringe at the sound of those two words. Just the idea of sitting in a room with your grouchy spouse and a complete stranger to talk about your problems is not very inciting. Yet marital conflict is one of the most common reasons why people find themselves in counseling. Though every couple is different. There are three common steps I tend to address with couples.
We have been set free from the imprisonment of guilt and shame, so what is it that keeps us there? Guilt can be broken down in two ways, true guilt and false guilt.
It’s easy to get stuck in a place of hopelessness when it seems like you are fighting alone. If you find yourself here today, I ask that you consider these three points as you reflect on your situation.
So how do you decide when or how to discuss family secrets? Here are three factors you should consider before “letting the cat out of the bag”.