The fact that some people expect their marriages to be happy all the time is the reason that they do not work out at all because there will be times that disagreements, arguing, frustration will be the order of the day and if they do not know how to handle such then their relationship will be over soon. Taking your relationship for granted is a sure way to make sure it is destroyed, it is upon both parties to regularly take time off for themselves to catch up on things, to reincarnate things that make them want to stay together and love each other more.
There are some people however, that do not want to help in making things better which is much worse because they are aware that their relationship is drowning but do not want to take action to save it. Another case may be that both partners are willing to work things out but have no idea as to how they can do that, in some cases they end up making things worse. With this in mind, it is important for such couples or people in whatever form of relationship to seek professional help so that they can establish the right best ways to solve problems and in the shortest time possible so that they can get back to being happy.
Couples therapy treats a range of problems that are experienced by many people such as poor communication, problems getting along, disagreements on raising of children, financial problems and issues that arise from boundaries with other members of the family such as parents and siblings. However, therapists can relate that most issues that couples experience are those concerning work and finances, they can tell that these two have the capability to ruin a whole relationship if the parties concerned do not take proper action.
Couples are equipped with all the necessary skills and knowledge on how to deal with all the problems and difficulties that are a mandatory part of their relationship without ruining the relationship itself. Sometimes couples will act in ways that will hurt each other, it is upon the therapists to make them aware of it and urge them to try and avoid it because we all are human and we are prone to make mistakes.
It is a common theory in couples therapy that a problem can only be solved if it is identified at the foundation, hence it is the work of the therapists to make the partners safe and comfortable to reveal that information so that they can be helped. It is a common mistakes not to talk things out when there are problems in the way, these unsolved problems usually pile up form anthills to mountains until the relationship cannot take it longer and the parties drift apart, it is for this reason that most therapists on effective communication strategies.