The contextual pressure cooker of pregnancy and postpartum can challenge a couple's capacity for coping with stress. As each partner struggles individually with stress, they can miss their partner's experience. This can be felt in countless little moments of feeling overlooked, misunderstood, or invalidated by one another, and these little moments can grow into big feelings of resentment between partners.
How can partner's work through resentment that was birthed in pregnancy and postpartum and still impacts their relationship weeks, months, and years later?
Dr. Stephen Mitchell and Erin Mitchell, MACP have lived this experience and helped countless couples navigate resentment birthed during pregnancy and postpartum. Hear their story and what they have learned from helping other couples overcome resentment.
For more from Stephen and Erin check out their website createyourcouplestory.com and follow them on Instagram @couples.counseling.for.parents