Relationship Counseling in Washington DC
You have finally decided to stop ignoring the slow-cooked resentment that has been building for a while in your relationship. Always putting others’ needs and feelings first makes you feel good about yourself, but now you feel depleted. However, setting boundaries is not something you’re good at, and it makes you feel extremely guilty.
You’ve been feeling extremely unhappy in your relationship for quite a while, but only until your partner threatened to leave you, you decided that it was time to go to therapy. Deep inside you know that you’ve been putting walls of detachment and avoidance for the last five years, and now you don’t know if you want to be in the relationship.
Relationship Issues & Psychotherapy
Relationships are at the heart of psychotherapy. Symptoms of depression and anxiety usually the way in which emotional pain manifests, but at the root of most symptoms, there is a story about a relationship. In therapy, you will work on the most important relationship: the one you have with yourself. You will have the opportunity to get to know you really well, and to learn to fully accept all aspects that make you who you are. As a result, your relationships with others, will also have the chance to be meaningful, authentic, and fulfilling.