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Couples Use Anger Management Courses Instead of Marriage Counseling

April 16, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 137

For most marriages, marriage counseling is very crucial and important. Without it, many marriages would have crumbled. Marriage counseling involves giving advice to couples on how to achieve mutual understanding. This, however, is usually rendered during a period of marital discord. Issues that cause dispute are examined, and appropriate solutions are proffered.

Usually, the major cause of marital discord is anger although many other things could also contribute to this. Misunderstanding comes in various ways. Poor communication skill could cause misunderstanding between couples. Many things need to be resolved verbally, but when both parties get angry most times, how would they come to a round table to talk their differences out amicably?

Also, marital problems could set in due to financial challenges when the husband fails to meet the financial responsibilities in the house. These problems and others usually lead to aggressiveness between the couples, then any little thing causes anger. When problems like these arise, then the family would need marriage counseling. The marriage counselor would help to provide succor to the breaking home and restore the peaceful environment back.

However, it is important to note that all the factors that lead to marital discord take a common pathway. Almost every misunderstanding in marriages is expressed in anger. When there is poor communication between both parties, the couples nag at each other, and this would only makes the situation worse. Financial crisis and other factors that contribute to marital discord also lead to anger between the couples.

Deductively from the above, it can be theorized that since the common pathway to marital discord is anger, if anger is treated effectively, marital discord can be prevented. As a result of this, marriage counseling might not be necessary any more. This would hold since there won't be any issue to be addressed by the marriage counselor. Hence, anger management classes might be beneficial in replacing marriage counseling.

Anger management classes are classes that help people reform their behavior and temper. Conflict sets in when one reacts to a change with a hot temper. Therefore, anger management classes would teach the couple how to understand each other through effective communication skills. When there are good and solid communication skills between couples, it would be very hard for them to go into furious quarrel. Also, the consequence of anger would be enumerated for everyone.

However, there is a more convenient way of attending anger management classes. It should be noted that couples should not wait till discord erupts that they would start to look for anger management classes. The online anger management classes could help save your marriage from break-up. They are convenient and one can register for online 12 hour anger classes or 26 hours. The depth of instruction is up to you. Couples learn effective ways of preventing marital discourse beforehand. The online anger management classes are affordable and easy to register. Both adults could attend the course together, from the privacy of their own home, Arizona to Vermont!

Ari Novick, Ph.D. is Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a certified anger management provider for both adults and adolescents. Dr. Novick is also an adjunct professor of psychology at Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology.

He is Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a certified anger management provider for both adults and adolescents. Click here for more information on Anger Management Classes

Dr. Ari Novick is a psychotherapist who provides world class Anger Management Classes Online.

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