André Anthony Moore, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (New York State License: 001435)

Ketamine and Psychedelic Assisted Therapist certified by The Integrative Psychiatry Institute Practitioner of Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Use Nonverbal Sensorimotor Techniques to deepen Emotionally Focused Therapy

How to Avoid Marital Depression

Many couples spend weeks, months, or even years planning their wedding and honeymoon. Brides and grooms are often so focused on that one day and the few weeks that follow that they forget to plan for the future and what it will be like after the honeymoon ends. This can lead to depression in men or women, but there are certain ways that you can avoid the disappointment and sadness after the honeymoon is over.

Organizing Your Plans after the Honeymoon with Marriage Counseling

Marriage Counseling and Therapy

Marital depression can be avoided, as long as it is confronted

One of the best ways to stay happy and fulfilled when real life sets in again is to plan for it. With the same energy that you have planned for your wedding and honeymoon, you should plan for your life after your honeymoon. Staying organized and planning properly can help you avoid unrealistic expectations that lead to a depressed state after the wedding is over. Marriage counseling can also help you map out plans for the future so that you do not feel dissatisfied with your life as a married couple.

Learning the Key to Direct Communication in Marriage Counseling

Communication is an essential component in any relationship, and in marriage, the way that you communicate with each other is essential to your ongoing happiness. Marriage counseling will allow you to address any areas that you are struggling with so that you can communicate openly and directly with one another to resolve the problems. With more open communication, you can also discuss how you will live after your wedding ceremony and your honeymoon has taken place.

Gaining Acceptance with Marriage Counseling

Married life is often much different than you plan for, and learning to accept the changes is one of the best ways to avoid depression after marriage

Married life is often much different than you plan for, and learning to accept the changes is one of the best ways to avoid depression after marriage. Learning to accept one another is just as important because you are still individuals with different tastes, preferences, and ideas about life. In order to truly be happy with one another, you have to be willing to accept each other and appreciate the other person in the relationship.

A marriage counselor at Marriage and Couples Counseling in New York can help you work through your depression and learn ways to avoid becoming depressed in your relationship. Planning for life after marriage, strong communication, and accepting one another are great ways to avoid depression, but if you need more help, a couples counselor can help you work through the process.