Are you trying to save your marriage? If you are on the brink of divorce, relationship counseling can be used as a last resort and reverse the entire situation. However, when it comes to saving a marriage, it is always better to do things earlier than to procrastinate.
The earlier you do something about it, the higher you chances of success in saving your marriage. You should not wait until the brink of divorce before you consider counseling. If possible, you want to start as early as possible, when the problem is still small.
Ignoring a small problem is not going to make the problem go away. It will only slowly become a big problem that may be too difficult to solve by then.
Nowadays, people are more open to counseling, which makes it a great option for couples who have no idea how to resolve their relationship problems. Of course, there is always the situation whereby one of you is eager to go for counseling while the other is unwilling to.
If your partner is the one who is unwilling to go for counseling, then you will probably have to find a way to convince him or her to go with you. This shouldn’t be a problem if your partner wants to save the relationship too! If you partner has really decided to move on, then it will probably be more difficult to convince him or her to attend counseling with you.
Of course, it is important to choose the right counselor as well. Ultimately, your marriage is at stake you do not want to work with a counselor who doesn’t have a track record in bringing relationship back together. You can always ask around before you choose a counselor.