Auckland Therapy Counselling and Psychotherapy

Relationship Issues

One of the most common reasons for people seeking counselling is relationship issues. For most people, having satisfying relationships is a major determinant of happiness. However, many people struggle to develop and maintain satisfying relationships. These issues may surface in marriage, family, and work contexts, or even in friendships.

Common Relationship Issues

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  • Communication difficulties
  • Conflict, anger or violence
  • Abandonment issues
  • Commitment anxieties
  • Off-again, on-again relationships
  • Cheating / affairs
  • Jealousy or possessiveness
  • Codependency
  • Cross-cultural difficulties
  • Sex and intimacy issues
  • Loneliness, lack of confidence or isolation
  • Problems finding compatible partners
  • Fear of intimacy and closeness
  • Separations and divorce
  • Partners with addictions, mental health issues etc

Causes of Relationship Difficulties

These are many reasons for relationship difficulties. One common problem is old patterns of insecurity stemming from childhood and past relationships, often coupled with communication difficulties. A complex mixture of human nature, upbringing and life experience form these difficulties.

Individual & Couples Counselling

Auckland therapy offers both individual and couples counselling. Therapy provides a neutral space to reflect and address your relational and communication patterns to develop more satisfying ways of being and relating.