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Shared Values Exploration in Marriage Counselling

Shared Values Exploration

Shared values are the cornerstone of any strong relationship. In marriage counselling, exploring these values helps couples understand and align their core beliefs, developing a deeper connection and mutual respect.

Common Challenges

  1. Misalignment of core values
  2. Frequent misunderstandings
  3. Lack of mutual respect
  4. Difficulty in decision-making

Understanding Shared Values

Values represent our fundamental beliefs and guiding principles, influencing our behaviours and decisions. In marriage counselling, understanding shared values is important for:

  1. Enhanced communication
  2. Increased empathy and understanding
  3. Strengthened relationship foundation
  4. Better conflict resolution

This process can be integrated into regular counselling sessions and is adaptable to each couple’s unique situation.

Core Beliefs

Values represent our fundamental beliefs and guiding principles, influencing our behaviours and decisions.

Building Bridges

Understanding and aligning shared values helps couples build a stronger, more resilient relationship.

Shared Values Exploration Counselling Sessions

Guided discussions to identify and align values, addressing conflicts and developing mutual respect.


What are shared values?
Shared values are the fundamental beliefs and principles that both partners hold in high regard, forming the basis of their relationship.
Why are shared values important in marriage?
Shared values help couples align their life goals, improve communication, and strengthen their relationship foundation.
How can marriage counselling help with shared values?
Marriage counselling provides a safe space for couples to explore and understand their values, leading to better alignment and conflict resolution.


  1. Leone Centre – Shared Values Exploration in Marriage Counselling
  2. Psychology Today – Understanding Values
  3. Mind – Relationships and Mental Health
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This glossary provides definitions of various counselling terms and approaches for informational purposes only, without implying endorsement or service provision