Infidelity Counselling; How it Helps You And Your Partner Recover?
Infidelity Counselling: Unfaithfulness in a relationship or marriage is what defines infidelity. It not only strains the people who are involved in a relationship but often damages the relationship beyond repair. An affair often leaves the other partner feeling alone, betrayed, confused, and devastated. It is often an affair that brings about the end of a long-term relationship. But, the role that couples therapy can play is undeniably fruitful. At Edmonton Counselling services, you will come across life-altering changes and move in a path of clarity, confidence, and happiness.
Why Does Infidelity Happen?
When you are in relationship monogamy is the first and foremost thing that is expected of you. Infidelity happens for a myriad of reasons. The primary reason can be the missing feeling of satisfaction. A successful relationship is one where both partners feel stable and secure. After conducting endless couple therapy sessions over the years I have come to a conclusion as a therapist and it is that emotional affairs are far destructive than sex outside the relationship. A happy couple requires emotional as well as sexual intimacy. Deficiency in both of these areas will lead to problems.
You might think that adultery always occurs because one of the partners isn’t satisfied but it isn’t so. They may enter another relationship in the search of happiness. It is also done for an ego boost or confidence. Other reasons include –
- The intention to end the primary relationship
- Low self-esteem
- Avoidance of relationship problems
- Lack of intimacy – emotionally
No matter what the cause psychological counselling treatment can always help you and your partner address these problems. At Edmonton Counselling Services, I can offer you and your partner the guidance to deal with the situation at hand.
How does infidelity effect a relationship?
The impact of infidelity on a relationship is massive. It can also end up affecting children and causing distress to both partners. One partner’s infidelity can cause serious impact. Being cheated on has both mental and physical effect.
Someone who has come across betrayal (in the form of infidelity) from their partners can experience –
- Low self-esteem and confidence
- Increased distress
- Shame or self-blame
- PTSD or Post-Traumatic Stress
People who are being cheated on often get involved with drinking, unprotected sex, undereating, overeating, over-exercising, and so on. Couples therapy at Edmonton Counsellors can help you if you are going through a hard time like this. I have seen couples making progress in building their relationship once again after therapy.
How can therapy help?
Infidelity therapy at Edmonton Counselling services isn’t designed in a particular way to solve the problems of every couple in the same manner. Therapy enables an open discussion which partners have been avoiding for a long time. This way the feelings that have been kept suppressed for a long time finally find a medium to flow. Both the partners address each other’s grievances and start to trust each other once more. As a trained professional, I have always helped to bring a ray of light between partners. This helps them to see clearly as the cloud of affair finally subsides. Each session will be different from the other, but it will always pick up from where we left things. I also assign small tasks to couples to give it a try at home.
Successful couples counselling will enable partners to finally bury the grievances cost by the infidelity. This will help to have normal, everyday discussions while boosting emotional intimacy between partners.
Book your appointment if you feel you need the psychological support to get out of infidelity to make a decision to move forward in life.