Research supported by the Gottman Institute (2018) indicates that couples counseling
exceeds individual when identifying addictions and supporting recovery. Yet couples may rarely talk about this difficult subject.
Ignoring your concerns and that little nagging feeling that something is not quite right may feel like “support” for you partner and may seem like the best plan for your relationship. Yet talking to your partner about your concerns regarding his or her drinking or use can be far more helpful in the long term and have a powerful impact on your relationship. Read more