Stress can make people withdrawn, angry, and distracted. It can completely deplete someone of energy, self-control, and empathy. Naturally, over time, these behaviors can contribute to relationship problems, especially when conflicts are left unresolved. Many different circumstances can cause stress and strain on relationships, but leaving these issues unresolved can be harmful. Sometimes, it can even lead to the end of the relationship itself.
How Stress Affects Relationships
Difficult life circumstances like chronic illnesses, parenting differences, infidelity, or financial problems can all cause stress in relationships. Chronic relationship stress can also contribute to mental health problems like depression and low self-esteem. Addictive behaviors may even develop, further isolating one partner from the other. While too much stress in a relationship can lead to a breakup, there are ways to overcome it and rebuild a healthy, mutually-satisfying relationship.
Supporting Healthy Goals for Couples
Online therapy for relationship stress isn't about deciding whether to end the relationship or continue it. It's about finding healthy ways to cope with stress and supporting healthy goals within your relationship. Online therapy can also help you learn how to effectively communicate with your partner, your wants, thoughts, and emotions while also learning how to listen to the other person.
Online Therapy with 7 Cups
Online therapy can help individuals rescue their relationships from stress by assisting them in identifying their stressors, learning to show tolerance and compassion, and developing healthy coping techniques. Online therapy for relationship stress with 7 Cups is convenient, affordable, and anonymous. A helpful, professional 7 Cups therapist is waiting and ready to help you begin rebuilding a relationship that is meaningful, intimate, and full of hope for the future.