|Are Your "Cold Feet" Just Common Pre-Wedding Jitters of a Cause For Concern|
Many couples find it helpful to go to pre-marital counseling to talk about their hopes and expectations about their upcoming marriage.
Pre-marital counseling provides an opportunity to discuss important issues like, for example, your views about:
- what it means to be married
- how you feel about sex
- whether you want to have children or not
- if your religious or spiritual beliefs are in synch with each other
- how you want to conduct your financial affairs
Pre-marital counseling is also usually the place where people raise any concerns they might have about the other person or about how well suited they are as a couple to get married.
Are You Experiencing Common Pre-Wedding Jitters or Sensing Red Flags?
Attending pre-marital counseling can help you to determine if what you're experiencing is just common pre-wedding jitters (so-called "cold feet") or if your anxiety is a signal that something might be wrong in your relationship that could cause problems in a marriage.
Don't ignore or override your concerns. It's better to express your concerns before you get married than to go through with the wedding and have regrets later.
|Pre-Wedding Jitters: If You're Concerned Whether You're Making the Right Decision, Talk It Over|
If you're just experiencing the kind of "cold feet" that people often feel before getting married, you can set your mind at ease before the wedding.
But if there are real concerns, you also have an opportunity to try to work these issues out, if they can be worked out, before you get married.
If you're trying to determine if your anxiety is normal pre-wedding jitters or if you're sensing "red flags" about getting married, it's best to seek a counselor who is a licensed mental health professional who can be objective and who has experience working with couples.
I am a licensed NYC psychotherapist, hypnotherapist, EMDR and Somatic Experiencing therapist.
I work with individual adults and couples.
To find out more about me, visit my website: Josephine Ferraro, LCSW - NYC Psychotherapist
To set up consultation, call me at (212) 726-1006 or email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
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