When Work Gets in the Way of Your Marriage

There are various issues that can negatively affect a marriage. When work-related issues are causing the problems, such issues should be expressly identified by the couple so that they can make an effort to fix them.

For example, work-related stress oftentimes carries over into family life. Taking steps to prevent work-related issues from negatively impacting one’s family is essential.

Problems from Work That Can Affect Your Marriage

The following signs illustrate how a career can cause problems in a marriage:

  • Extramarital flirting or relationships
  • Frequent traveling
  • Stressful workloads and/or hours

These kinds of issues can cause serious problems between a married couple. Identifying the problems and having a willingness to work through them is vital to future of the relationship. When a married couple is having trouble communicating through their problems effectively, however, marriage counseling can be utmost beneficial.

Although work may occupy most of your life, it should not adversely affect your family life and marital commitment. If you and you spouse are having trouble communicating through your issues, a marriage counselor may be able to positively intervene.

Contact an Austin Marriage Counselor

If your busy career or any other factor is taking the happiness out of your marriage, an experienced marriage counselor me be able to provide valuable help. Contact Kathleen Snyder of Marriage Like New at 512-659-8900 for more information.