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Best resources/tools for relationship communication

My husband and I, as any couple, have communication issues. We'd love some books, online resources, and even therapy recommendations for us! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 14, 2014 - 14 answers

What is the best, most proactive type of relationship counseling?

My husband and I have been married for 5 years, together for 15. We both have our own issues (depression, ADD) and lately things have been very bad between us. Weekly fights with yelling and crying, instead of disagreements or discussion. He wants us to find a "coach" that will help us define and reach our goals, I don't know if just coaching will help us. [more inside]
posted by natasha_k on Feb 25, 2014 - 10 answers

Supporting a partner in an ongoing, arguably abusive relationship

Looking for resources for supporting a partner (and my own mental health) in an ongoing, possibly abusive relationship with a family member. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 26, 2013 - 8 answers

Need non-therapy therapies.

I need therapy for really bad and unwarranted relationship jealousy and insecurity but I wouldn't be able to get started until sometime late January. What would be some alternatives I could pursue in the meantime? [more inside]
posted by TheManChild2000 on Nov 30, 2012 - 13 answers

If you had a chance to talk to your long lost father after 30 years what would you ask/ or say?

If you had a chance to talk to your long lost father after 30 years what would you ask/ or say? [more inside]
posted by brinkzilla on Feb 27, 2012 - 21 answers

Book about relationship expectations and groundrules?

Do you have a recommendation for a book about relationship ground rules and agreements in marriage? I'm interested in a book that might help someone to consider how they want to be treated, how to set reasonable expectations for interaction, and how to define what would constitute a good relationship for them. [more inside]
posted by OmieWise on Nov 30, 2011 - 7 answers

talk therapy requires talk.

My long term (almost 6 years, living together for 3) boyfriend hates hates hates couples therapy. i think it has helped immensely. ugh. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 14, 2011 - 37 answers

When long distance love crosses the borderline disorder.

The girl I love, who wants to be my wife, is 3,000 miles away from me. She is/was a cutter, may have Borderline (BPD) and lives in a country that I don't trust their mental health system. What should I do until I get her to America and a qualified therapist? OR how do I let her go gently? [more inside]
posted by DaftMythic on Nov 6, 2011 - 38 answers

I'm looking for "triage" for our relationship, including recommendations for Seattle-area therapists.

I am looking for "triage" for our relationship, including recommendations for counselors in the Seattle area. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 27, 2011 - 25 answers

Dealing with others' control issues. What can you do?

Metaintervention: My Mom tries to control everything at the cost of her health and personal relationships. Resistant to therapy. How can I persuade her to see things in a different, more reasonable light? [more inside]
posted by aca.int on Sep 1, 2011 - 14 answers

How can I make this trip with my family easier for me?

I will be spending a week on a small boat with my dysfunctional family. How can I prepare myself so that this is a tolerable, or even pleasant, experience? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 6, 2011 - 32 answers

Has Your Therapist Fallen Asleep during your session?

Has your therapist fallen asleep during your therapy session? [more inside]
posted by ChicagoTherapyConnection on May 24, 2010 - 41 answers

Couples therapy

Seeking recommendations for an awesome couples therapist in Philadelphia. [more inside]
posted by Jon-o on Mar 21, 2010 - 2 answers

How to encourage my boyfriend to work on his drinking problem?

Boyfriend is a problem drinker - but not necessarily an alcoholic. What can I do to help him? And how do I protect myself here? [more inside]
posted by blackcatcuriouser on Feb 8, 2010 - 43 answers

Recommend a good Boston Metro Relationship/Marriage Therapist/Counselor?

Recommend a good Boston Metro Relationship/Marriage Therapist/Counselor? [more inside]
posted by kryptonik on Aug 27, 2009 - 6 answers

Help my girlfriend myself or get therapy?

I feel like I'm giving up on my girlfriend by suggesting therapy instead of helping her myself. Am I? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 24, 2009 - 27 answers

Therapy help for polyamorous triad near Waco?

How do I find a family therapist/counselor in Waco, TX that can help, rather than judge, my polyamorous relationship? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 25, 2009 - 6 answers

When two people want compromise but haven't been able to get there.

Have you ever gotten past what seemed like a major impasse in a romantic relationship? Something significant that the two of you, after MUCH thoughtful discussion spread over months, just couldn't usefully agree about? Did a couples therapist or other neutral third party help you? What else helped you? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 26, 2008 - 9 answers

Is he text-book material?

My friend's boyfriend sucks. She knows that, but she doesn't seem to realize how serious it is. Please help me help her. [more inside]
posted by neblina_matinal on Jul 9, 2008 - 44 answers

Please give me tips about couples counseling.

Ever gone to couples therapy? What worked? What didn't? What different approaches are there? What should we expect? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 23, 2008 - 12 answers

NYC Couples Therapist?

Can anyone recommend a couples therapist here in New York City (ideally Manhattan)? Trying to work through a few outstanding issues in our pre-marriage relationship, and looking for some outside help.
posted by thomascrown on May 21, 2007 - 3 answers

Prioritize my life-fixing, please.

What should I start first: personal or couples counselling? Or does it matter? [more inside]
posted by Zozo on Aug 9, 2006 - 14 answers

The One that got away.

How do I get over The One that got away? She's moving on and I'm not. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 17, 2006 - 19 answers

Help my anxious girlfriend?

How can I help my depressed/anxious girlfriend? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 27, 2006 - 34 answers

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