Expert relationship advice - where do you turn?

Part 1, Part 2

When you feel like you need relationship advice, it can be hard to know where to look. I hope this page will help you to identify where the best help for you can come from.

I've also listed some expert relationship advice resources which could be useful for you. (In case you've landed here first, do make sure you hop over to Part 1 to start with a look at some of the pitfalls to avoid when you're seeking relationship advice.)

Finding the best possible relationship help

Despite what I've mentioned before, you may well be fortunate enough to have one of those wonderful 'souls' amongst the people you know who's able to respond to your needs without much of their personal 'stuff' colouring their advice.

These rare individuals will have enough self-awareness to ensure that their perceptions and opinions don't get in the way of the advice and guidance they offer you.

10 Things to look for in the person you turn to

In general, the kind of person who's likely to be most helpful to you:

  1. Has great listening skills (see link further down for more information)
  2. Is non-judgmental
  3. Won't 'preach' (unless of course you're seeking religious advice)
  4. Won't be directive (i.e. telling you what you should or shouldn't do)
  5. Will absolutely keep your conversation confidential, unless you're likely to harm yourself or someone else
  6. Will probably have plenty of life experience
  7. Will offer advice or a personal opinion only if asked
  8. Can offer wise counsel and information without any expectation of what you do with it
  9. Won't think any less of you if you decide to act against their advice
  10. Won't take over and act on your behalf without you asking them to - or even knowing that they're doing so

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Personally, I'm really fortunate that I have people in my social and professional circles who I can turn to. However, I so realise that not everyone has that opportunity.

So, who do you turn to particularly for relationship advice if you don't have access to anyone with the above qualities?

Expert relationship advice

You may want to consider getting advice from a professional.  So, let's have a look at what kind of relationship advice you need.

Here's a list of the various professional services or other resources you might want to turn to:

7 Ways to get the right help

  1. Couple counselling for intimate relationship problems, whether or not you're married
  2. Personal counselling if you have issues with relationships in general (or have other personal problems)
  3. Relationship coaching - if the two of you just need a bit of a boost
  4. Books, articles and websites if you just want some relationship questions answered
  5. Religious counsel to help you with your relationship or marriage
  6. Legal advice either before you get married, start sharing certain assets, or at the end of a relationship when you decide to separate or divorce 
  7. Downloadable resources - have a look at my Hypnosis page for example

Questions about your relationship?

For all your relationship questions I have a huge number of online relationship advice articles on my site, covering stress and your relationship, infidelity, ending a relationship, divorce, as well as dealing with criticism, rejection, sexual problems and dealing with arguments.  

I so hope you'll find all the info here useful, so please do browse my pages when you need relationship advice. You can also share links on your favourite social network or forum to help others too!

Decided on getting professional help?  Read all about How and Where to Find the Right Couple Counsellor.

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