Mitigating my anxiety is a long-term plan which will also indirectly help to better manage my emotions in the marriage.
Rather than tiding it over and leaving things to chance, we decided to seek professional help through marriage counseling.
He played an important role of a neutral party as he listened to our grievances and sorrows. I feel that a neutral party plays an important role in allowing us to share each other’s viewpoints without getting into a heated dispute.
He has taught me so many things for the past one year like emotional intelligence, how to deal with social anxiety, how to not live in the past and how to think positively in life by doing it step by step.
Anxiety was a staple in my life once upon a time. I tried all sorts of self-coping techniques but they did not seem to work so I just wanted to give up. However, I told myself that I would give counselling a try before that and so I met Joseph.