Joyce Marter Quoted In Psych Central Article: What You Need To Consider Before Having Kids

“Having a baby is a big decision that requires couples to do some serious self-reflecting and communicating. But some couples don’t exactly contemplate parenthood — or they have the wrong idea about having kids.

Some mistakenly assume that having a child will fix their relationship problems and bring them closer, said Joyce Marter, LCPC, psychotherapist and owner of Urban Balance, which offers a Pre & Post Baby Couples Counseling Program. Unfortunately, this usually backfires, because the new stressors that come with having a baby just amplify existing issues, she said.”

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