In today’s society many men and women are striving for successful careers alongside a fulfilling home life.
Whether or not you are in a dual career relationship it can be challenging to balance the demands of your career alongside a supportive and fulfilling home life of which your couple relationship is integral.
With deadlines, working towards career aspirations, and the daily demands of work it is not unusual for partners mental and emotional energy to be focussed on work hoping that their relationship will slot into what's left.
There may also be dilemmas such as finding a complimentary work/life balance, or dovetailing two career paths particularly around key life transitions such as having children.
As with any couple a dual career couple will need to navigate their expectations of each other as partners and tackle how they communicate their feelings, needs and wishes for a fulfilling and supportive relationship.
Some specific questions that can be useful for a dual career couple to explore together are:-
Couple counselling for dual career couples can help in establishing a fulfilling home and couple relationship life alongside career demands and aspirations. You may currently be experiencing some relationship dilemmas and problems, or it may be that you think it would be wise to have some expert support in sustaining and enhancing a satisfactory work and couple relationship balance.
My work with a dual career couple can help in:-