Relationship & Family Conflict
Navigating conflicts in relationships and with family can be incredibly challenging. Life is messy, and it is perfectly normal to encounter rough patches along the way. However, when these conflicts are persistent and regular, you may begin to wonder why they arise so often. People struggle with this due to a mix of factors, such as mental health issues that affect relationships, differing expectations, difficulty communicating, and unresolved past issues.
How Can Relationship and Family Conflict Effect Your Life?
Our relationships with others make up a lot of how we view ourselves. Problems in relationships and family conflicts can cast a shadow over any aspect of your life. They may take an emotional toll, leading to increased stress, anxiety, and depression. Strained relationships can negatively impact your self-esteem and confidence, making it harder to thrive in other areas like work or social activities. Arguably most importantly, conflict among the people you care about the most can affect your sense of belonging and support, leaving you feeling isolated.
How Can Therapy Help?
You may think that therapy is for personal issues only, and cannot help interpersonal issues like family conflict and relationship problems, but this is not the case. Therapy can be extremely helpful for healing and growing from these issues, as well as learning how to navigate these issues in the future.
What To Expect in Therapy Sessions
In a session designed to improve these struggles, you can expect to work on enhancing communication skills and express yourself more clearly without unnecessary misunderstandings with your loved ones. Together, we will identify and address recurring patterns in your relationships and get to the root of the problem. We will also devise plans for when things go south and learn coping strategies to mitigate conflict, like setting boundaries and actively listening.
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