When new clients reach out to our office here at the Center for Thriving Relationships, we always love getting to meet amazing new individuals and couples who are ready to heal, grow, and create their best relationship imaginable.
If you’ve never reached out for support in your relationship, we realize it can feel a little scary or even awkward…
…what do we talk about?
…can it benefit a couple like us?
That’s why — whether you reach out to us here at the Center for Thriving Relationships or wherever you can best be supported, we just want to pass along:
10 Questions You May Be Having in Your Relationship
(that a Relationship Coach Can Help You Quickly & Easily Resolve)
Also, one quick thing before we get to the list…
One of the phenomenal parts of being human is that we’re adaptable.
This comes in sooo handy, allowing us to adapt to situations that would otherwise be much more challenging.
However, it also comes with a cost:
We can easily adapt to something that isn’t working and lose touch with how much it isn’t working…and how much better it could be.
That’s why we hope these questions allow you to do a little personal reflection.
Are these questions below ones you have? Do you have the answers?
>> how much are you unnecessarily struggling because of it?
Fortunately, we don’t have to do this alone, and there are people who have dedicated their lives to helping you get clarity, solutions, guidance, and a whole lot more peace, ease, relief, and reconnection around these very things…
Alright, back to those 10 Questions You May Be Having in Your Relationship (that a Relationship Coach Can Help You Quickly & Easily Resolve)
- How can I improve communication with my partner?
- What are effective ways to express my needs and listen to theirs?
- How can I talk in a different way that makes it easier for my partner to hear me and understand what I’m trying to say?
- How can I listen in a new way that makes it more likely my partner will open up to me and share more of themselves?
- How can we communicate about those delicate and emotionally-charged topics in ways that don’t lead to an argument?
2. Conflict Resolution:
- How can we resolve conflict in a healthier way?
- What strategies can we use to avoid unnecessary arguments?
- How can we better repair from those inevitable challenges and conflicts so they don’t build resentment or pull us apart — and so we actually learn and grow from them?
- How can we keep the romance alive in our relationship?
- What are some ways to improve emotional intimacy?
- Is it possible to fall back in love? If so, where do we start?
- What do we do if we have differing desires for physical intimacy?
- How can we rebuild trust?
- What steps can we take to maintain trust in a relationship?
- How do we navigate differences in values, preferences, personalities, or life goals?
- What do we do if we’re on different pages about things like finances, parenting, where to live, health, our social life, household chores, etc.?
6. Personal Growth:
- How can we support each other’s personal growth within the relationship?
- What role does self-improvement play in a healthy partnership?
- I feel like my partner would really benefit from doing some personal healing and growth. How do I bring it up to them and help them get support in a way they’ll receive?
7. Family and Friends:
- How do we manage relationships with each other’s families and friends?
- What boundaries should we set when it comes to external influences?
8. Time Management:
- How can we balance work, personal time, and our relationship?
- What are effective ways to prioritize each other in a busy schedule?
9. Future Planning:
- How can we align our future goals and plans?
- What discussions should we have about our long-term commitment?
- How can we ensure we both feel fulfilled and inspired about our relationship and where we’re headed?
- How do we prioritize self-care while maintaining a strong relationship?
- What role does individual well-being play in the health of a partnership?
Of course, these are just general ideas, and you get to tailor your questions to your specific circumstances and concerns.
Now that you have these questions, here are some options for what you can do…
1 – Use them as conversation starters with each other.
2 – Do some journaling around them.
3 – If you are sitting with any of these questions and don’t feel like you have satisfying answers, chances are, your relationship would massively benefit from some expert guidance and support — and you’ll be amazed by how positively and quickly things can start to improve once you have it.
You are always warmly welcome to reach out to us HERE to schedule a free 20-minute consultation. It comes with zero pressure whatsoever and is like having a confidential and compassionate conversation with a caring, trusted friend.
Whatever path you choose, we truly hope, on the horizon, are an abundance of glorious new beginnings that bring you ever-closer to the kind of life and love you long to experience in this precious lifetime.
Sending so much love always,
Christine and Bret