Question: My boyfriend and I are fighting a lot and he refuses to go to a therapist with me. I love him, and don’t want to leave, but I can’t handle all the fights. He says a stranger can’t help us – and that we can work it out by ourselves. The problem is we don’t and nothing is changing. What can I do?
If he won’t go to a therapist, go by yourself. You will learn about yourself and your relationship and most likely will grow in your own self estimation. You will become better equipped to deal with your boyfriend and more able to know what you have a right to expect in a relationship.
Many men agree to see a therapist once their partner has been going and obviously getting something from the sessions, so you may be surprised about him.