Finding professional help for marital problems and issues, such as formal counseling, can become a costly process. By accessing the free resources available to you, such as free articles, workbooks and advice, you may be able to find ways to improve your marriage relationship without straining your wallet in the process.
Marriage Refresher Course
The Marriage Refresher Course Workbook for Couples, a workbook offered by LisaKiftTherapy.com, helps the couple improve their communication skills, identify and resolve issues as well as serve as a reminder of why you chose to marry each other.
The book, "Why Did I Marry You Anyway: Overcoming the Myths that Hinder a Happy Marriage," by certified psychotherapist Barbara Bartlein, R.N., LCSW, also has a complementing marriage counseling workbook available. In addition to the book, there is also a set of four compact discs that can be purchased that help you learn and establish positive marriage building strategies and techniques. Her book explores common problems and tells you how to handle each one of them. There also are several case studies, quizzes and tools to help you practice resolving problems in your relationship.
The website StrengthenYourRelationship.com, offers visitors access to free marital counseling advice and success techniques through its weekly blog postings, posted articles and monthly newsletter. Visitors can peruse article titles and categories as well as archives of blog postings to find topics relevant to them. By reading about the marital issues of others that are similar to their own struggles, visitors to the website can receive tips and guidance on helping their own marriages.
Willard F. Harley Jr., Ph.D., author of "His Needs, Her Needs: Building an Affair-Proof Marriage," hosts a daily radio show on the weekdays alongside his wife. If you are having marital struggles, the Marriage Builder's website invites you to email marital questions to Harley's wife, who responds to them with a time to call to be on the show if your question is selected. Through this process, listeners can receive free marital advice via the radio show outlet.