Do you think sex is important in a relationship?

If you do, you’re going to love this blog post.

And if you don’t, you’re still going to find some of it interesting, promise.

How come?

Let me explain.
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“…rejection and abandonment are processed in the same part of the brain as physical pain. Hurt feelings are not a metaphor, especially in your most important relationships.”
Sue Johnson Founder of Emotional Focused Therapy

I work with a lot of couples who describe their relationship as being stuck in a negative cycle they seem powerfulness to break.

Or as one couple called it: ‘The Doom Loop’.

A negative cycle or Doom Loop is more common than you might think. So don’t feel bad if your relationship is stuck in one.

There’s a lot you can do.

Read on to find out more.
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In the age of unlimited access to recipes,
the hard part about getting good advice isn’t getting it.
It’s following it.
Seth Godin

I recently got an email from a 12-year-old.

They were writing to me because their parents were fighting all the time and they were wondering how much it would cost to book them in for a session.

Here was my reply:
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Would you like to know the essence of what I’ve learned from:

  • Years of working with couples in relationship crisis?
  • 100’s of hours sat in rooms with other counsellors doing dreaded role play?
  • Tens of thousands of pounds invested in acquiring qualifications from many different schools of thought on counselling and relationships?

You would?
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Have you ever wondered how couples counselling works at South Devon Couples Therapy?

If you have, this blog post is just for you.

Now then…

…You know the kind of counselling that goes on and on for ever?

The kind of counselling where you talk and talk and talk…

…And talk…

…Yet never seem to ever go anywhere or get anywhere?
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It happens with disappointing frequency.

I’m working with a couple.

  • They’re crystal clear on what they want to gain from couples counselling.
  • They’ve gone through the investigation phase of the counselling.
  • They know where they’re getting stuck.
  • And they know what tools they’ll be learning in order to help get them ‘unstuck’.

And yet…

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