Love brought you together but as life's stressors continually press, your relationship may suffer. Having children, losing a job, moving house, emptying the nest, extra family relationships and health issues can be a catalyst for relationship breakdown. It's rare that a partner is blind sided completely by their partner (though this does happen to some) but rather a gradual drifting apart that is the greatest threat to relationship satisfaction.
As it is often difficult to percieve a slowly drifting separation, here are some signs that you and your partner should seek couples counselling:
In couples counselling, you and your partner meet together with the therapist where the relationship, rather than the two individuals, is the "client". Sometimes couples counselling works best along side individual counselling and your therapist can advise and arrange for this as well.