How Individual And Couples Therapy Can Help A Relationship

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Nobody’s judging

There can be a lot of fear of judgment when one goes to therapy. The societal stigmas don’t help. If you’re in a relationship and then start therapy, there might be the fear of, “Well my partner will think I’m starting therapy because of him or because I’m unhappy in this relationship.” However, the survey found that over 20 percent of women in therapy began therapy after entering their relationship, so starting counseling once in a relationship isn’t uncommon. And while the study found men in particular fear that their female partners will judge them for going into therapy, women are more likely than men to disclose to a partner when they are the ones in therapy. How judgmental of it can women really be if we openly tell others when we are in therapy?

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