The other day in a session with one of my couples, I admitted that something they were struggling with, my partner and I struggle with often. And she said "wow I thought relationship therapists had it all sorted!
That made me think perhaps other's out there think the same thing...so I am here to smash that bubble and confess that my relationship is not perfect! Ha Ha!
Everyday I work with couple's on strategies: tips and tools and processes to help them make their relationship one they actually want to hang out in. But what often goes unsaid is that just because I know this stuff through my years of training doesn't mean I never have to use it myself - in fact the opposite is true. I have practised this stuff the hard way, just like my clients, in my own relationship.
So here is confession # 1 - I struggle with maintaining a positive perspective sometimes.
I gave up perfectionism years ago but that has not changed the fact that my partner and I sometimes have...