In the modern world, Females are working partners and excelling in all kinds of jobs. It provides
opportunity for both genders to interact and develop emotional bonding which leads to develop a loving relationship. This may be a reason for the rising number of love marriages in society with an additional role of digital technology it. Surprisingly, even after such an intense loving relationship, divorce rates are increasing in number (which may not be necessary for proportionate to love marriages). The changing socio-economic circumstances have created conditions for couples to focus more on each other with high expectations which are followed by great disappointments.
It is said “couples are made in heaven” but to develop a heavenly feeling in a relationship they need to make efforts and may require professional psychological help. Couple therapy primarily helps to understand the range of cognitive, behavioral, emotional, and individual differences of couples & improve communication between them which allows them to work together to lead a harmonious relationship and contribute to each other’s development and growth.
- Couples are educated in terms of strengths and areas of difficulty in relationship.
- Couples are also educated on individual characteristics and their interaction with environment which contribute to the development and maintenance of difficulties in relationship.
- Couples can communicate effectively and share their subjective experiences and create intimacy.
- couples are enabled to solve their problems and make decisions.
Typical course of therapy needs 6-12 sessions which varies depending on the nature of the couple’s problems and individual characteristics.