Sometimes love isn’t enough. Successful relationships are the building blocks for the creation of a strong foundation may areas in a couples life with start to faultier and result in great concern not only with your partner but with other family members, work, and experiencing joy in your free time. Couples counseling is a tool to be used in the healing and growth process and strengthens a loving bond that can be effective at any stage in a relationship. We learned the skills necessary to succeed in like taking a test in school, brushing our teeth and riding a bike but many couples were never taught the skills needed to succeed in the area of love and relationships. Everyone has disagreements but learning to navigate conflict resolution can be the make or break any relationship. Whether you are recently dating someone special or currently involved in a long-term relationship, engaging in couples counseling can provide a supportive environment where developing the insights needed to better understand and work through your relationship difficulties can be expressed. In couples counseling, you have the opportunity to safely explore core thoughts and feelings that may be creating stress and conflict in your relationship so you both can move on to a lasting intimacy in a secure relationship. By working to better communication skills, learn and implement effective conflicts resolution skills, identify and avoid repeating learned dysfunctional patterns of interacting that cause stress, a bright future for you and your significant other is possible. Homework is often assigned between sessions in order to apply your new techniques each week and will lead you to your goals quicker and with a greater sense of accomplishment. Acquiring these skill sets will help re-ignite the connection that brought you together so that you may enjoy a happy, and fulfilling relationship for years to come.