What is Counselling for Break-ups?
No matter how long you have been with your partner, ending a relationship can be extremely difficult. Many negative emotions can overcome us and we can find ourselves holding onto a lot of emotional baggage. This can lead to emotional stress and holding onto the past for longer than is healthy.
Counselling for break-ups sessions aim to help you get through this difficult period in your life. It is centred around coming to terms with your relationship ending and how we take steps to positively move forward.
How can Counselling help with a Break-up?
Most people have faced a break-up in some form during their lives. This experience can present many difficult emotions and symptoms such as:
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Counselling for break-ups gives you a chance to face these problems and move forward in a positive and healthy manner. We aim to help you come to terms with any feelings of guilt or resentment and learn to accept your break-up constructively.
When a long-term relationship ends, it is ok to feel low for a period. Often, we need time to accept the situation and moving on can take a while. At one stage you most likely loved this person and it is normal to grieve as it can feel like the person has left your life forever.
Our counselling for break-ups sessions are designed with these emotions in mind. We show you that grieving can be a healthy part of moving on from a partner and how to deal with these difficult feelings.
The feelings attached to a break-up can lead you to criticize yourself. Ultimately, these feelings of self-blame can lead to bitterness and resentment. With purposeful counselling for break-ups, we work through these problematic emotions, to improve your relationship with yourself.
Counselling for break-ups concentrates on giving you the tools so that you can enjoy your own company again. This may be instrumental in getting over your separation and moving on healthily.
Negative feelings are synonymous with break-ups. These emotions like sadness, anger, regret or stress are perfectly normal, however, lengthy experiences of these feelings can significantly impact your life in a negative way.
Counselling for break-ups may help you to overcome the feelings that are getting you down and assist you in moving on from them. Also, you may learn methods in which to channel these emotions more positively.
Feeling angry is extremely common when experiencing the aftermath of a break-up. Often, we can focus on specific arguments and blaming the other person. The problem with this is the negative emotions that always follow.
Counselling for break-ups helps you to let go of these unhelpful feelings and instead concentrate on why these arguments occurred. This way, we can identify deeper problems and help you to let go of these past issues.