At Star Point Counseling Center in Tampa Fl. & Brandon Fl we have helped thousands and thousands of couples with marriage counseling. Whether you are dating, engaged, or married, couples tend to have patterns of relating to one another. Sometimes these patterns foster healthy connection and other times these patterns can become toxic and destructive. In the face of hardships, couples can get stuck repeating unhealthy patterns hoping for different results. This can be an extremely discouraging and frustrating place for couples. During difficult times, couples can experience increased conflict or drift apart emotionally.