When couples begin to separate and a relationship begins to breakdown a form of emotional psychosis can often begin to take over. Continue reading
WHAT IS AT STAKE IN RELATIONSHIPS?
There are actually only two issues in a relationship that cause problems. They are Power and Intimacy. Everything else is derivative of these two issues. Putting it another way, couples have only two real fights: One about how power and control is distributed. The other about how much closeness and intimacy is negotiated. How issues of power and intimacy are resolved define a relationship. Continue reading
Almost every couple that attends for counselling says that one of their main problems is their inability to communicate. The ability to communicate in intimate relationships is assumed by most people to be a naturally bestowed gift and when it does not happen couples get upset with each other.