Are you now considering whether you should try to save the relationship or not? In deciding this, ask yourself these questions : Do you have frequent arguments with your spouse? Does it take just a small spark to start a major encounter? Do you have disagreements over the most petty things? Are you more and more sleeping in separate bedrooms because you cannot stand lying beside each other after a quarrel?
In replyint to the above questions, be honest with yourself. Maybe, in your effort to try to save the relationship, you have tried to work out the problem by yourselves but your efforts have all proven futile. Or maybe you have talked it over with your spouse but each conversation you have only leads to more arguments and instead of getting the issues resolved, the situation is only getting worse. You may now be feeling desperate and feeling that you will never be able to save the relationship and get back the love into the marriage.
You must realize that you are not the only one in this situation. There are numerous couples out there suffering from marriage troubles and are seeking for ways to save the relationship. And some have also plunged into feelings of desperation because nothing that they do ever seems to be working.
Then where do you go if you are in this situation? Ask for marriage help and advice in if you really want to save the relationship. After you have tried everything by yourselves and nothing seems to be working, it is time to consider seeking outside help for your marriage problems. Before things really get out of hand and reach a point where nothing can be salvaged, seek help.
There a many resources available for you to tap that can help you save the relationship.
You can start with getting help from your family. Since your family knows you and/or your spouse well, they can inject some insights that can help you and your spouse go into into root cause of your problems and identify possible solutions to save the relationship.
Counseling is one and could be one of the most effective ways to deal with your problems and resolve them. Quality marriage advice from a professional can bring out the issues on the table and help you and your spouse tackle them. Having a third person who can referee your discussions is one effective way of dealing with the problem in a more impartial manner and achieve better results in your attempt to save the relationship.
Seek advice from your pastor. He can infuse spiritual guidance in your discussions and provide inspiration to you and your spouse. Maybe a retreat will be effective for you and your spouse to enable you to search your inner self in a serene and peaceful atmosphere. A change in scene may be able to help you get away from the stresses of everyday life and give you a better view as you try to save the relationship with your spouse.
One of the easiest and cost effective ways is to seek help online. It is one of the most preferred ways these days. There are plenty of resources available online, from articles to ebooks. And these resources cover almost all areas of married life and the issues couples are facing today.
But a word of caution though. Be discerning when you look for resources online. Check out the author’s credentials and their success rates in resolving marriage and relationship conflicts. And by credentials we don’t mean having doctorates or master’s degrees in relationship counseling. The most effective methods come from persons who have been in the same situation as you are in now and have been successful when they undertook to save the relationship with their spouse.
Be more proactive today and start seeking help. It is only if you exert effort to save the relationship will you be able to reap success.