Is Your Marriage In A Recession?

We all know that the country is in a recession but do you ever think about your marriage that way? Do you find that you don’t do much together like you did in the beginning of your relationship? I know, bills to pay, children to raise, in-laws, work, shall I go on? Still, when you’re in a committed relationship you need to think about what makes the other person happy. You can’t do that if you are not happy yourself. Spend some time doing nice things for yourself. When you feel good and confident about yourself you will be in a better position to connect and please your partner. It’s probably not something you normally would do for yourself but give it a try. One change in the system causes changes down the line. You be the hero in your family and get things back on track! To learn more about how to begin to make the change please read the following article…

Ilissa

With the constant conversation about our current recession, maybe it’s time to look at one of your most valuable asset—your marriage—and make sure it’s recession proof.

Let’s start with a simple exercise. Think back to all the romantic things you did when you were dating your sweetheart. When was the last time you planned a special date, offered an unexpected gift or showered your sweetie with compliments? If it’s been a while, you’d better get busy and serve up a stimulus package of your own.

If you’re finding it difficult to be nice to you husband or wife, you might need to start by being nice to yourself. Read More>>>

Want to work on yourself before you try couple’s counseling?

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About Ilissa Banhazl

Ilissa Banhazl is a licensed marriage and family psychotherapist, former grade school teacher and holds a masters degree in reading. She has a private practice in Glendora, CA and lives in the Los Angeles area with her husband and three children. She specializes in adult, adolescent, individual, couple, and family relationship counseling as well as eating disorder treatment and recovery. She facilitates a Women’s Support Group in Glendora as well as a Women’s Disordered Eating & Body Image Group. Ilissa authors 3 therapy blogs, Marriage and Family, Eating Disorders and Group Therapy. You can follow her at FB and Twitter. http://www.ilissabanhazlmft.com or http://www.eatingdisordersgroup.com
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