Mayfield Counseling offers premarital therapy to help dating couples share their personal expectations of marriage with one other and help one other understand their similarities and/or differences.
Often it is an interaction between two or more factors, and frequently it is not just one of the people who are involved that exhibit such traits.
Relationship influences are reciprocal: it takes each person involved to make and manage problems.
A couple's conflict resolution skills seems to predict divorce rates.
Most relationships will get strained at some time, resulting in a failure to function optimally and produce self-reinforcing, maladaptive patterns.
Some large companies maintain a full-time professional counseling staff to facilitate smoother interactions between corporate employees, to minimize the negative effects that personal difficulties might have on work performance.