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Let me be the first to say that you do not need to get to know your spouse better during this time.  There are a lot of shaming articles saying what you should be doing during stay-at-home orders. Don't fall for the "should" traps. 

If you want to get to know your...

You might be confused about the difference between Couples Counseling (or marriage therapy) and Discernment Counseling. 

There are two main differences between Discernment Counseling and Couples Counseling.  One is who each is for and the other is what we do in the sess...

April 23, 2020

Question from a reader:

 "My partner and I are both working from home right now.  It's great to spend more time with each other but our personalities are very different. That used to be a good thing but right now, they are driving me crazy.  He is more extroverted and i...

March 25, 2020

Hey everyone!  This is just going to be a quick update since I know you're getting inundated with covid-19 news, information and "how we're handling this" emails.  

I just wanted to let you know that doing Couples Counseling online works.  In fact, it works ju...

Hey Friend.

Things are pretty bad.  You can't sleep because of how awful you feel.

Your relationship is in shambles.  You can't figure out how to turn it around.  You can't figure out how you guys got here.  

You used to be happy.  You used to spend every s...

So your relationship is struggling.  

Maybe you are constantly fighting or taking small jabs at each other.  Every little thing turns into a disagreement.  It's like you can't win.

Or maybe you guys barely talk.  You are so cold and disconnected from each other...

January 31, 2020

How do you know when you need some outside help?  

It's a tough question and one I think a lot of people grapple with.  It's common to fight in a relationship.  It's common to have disagreements.  It's common to have good periods and bad periods in your marriage....

November 11, 2019

The complaint trap.

It's when you get stuck just complaining about what you don't like instead of telling your partner it is that you want.  

It sounds like this "I hate when you leave your clothes on the floor."  "We never go do anything."  "You always say things l...

June 18, 2019

So you're in counseling, whether it's on your own or as a couple, and some of your friends know about it.  That's great, right?  We always want to have the support of others.  But what about when your friends have strong opinions about your life and the changes you're...

June 11, 2019

Have you been apologizing for the same thing over and over again and it never seems like enough?  That's frustrating!   You are sorry but your partner is not forgiving you.  So what is the problem?  Is your partner just a meanie who likes to see you tortured?  Probably...

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