Couple Trouble is a love story – about Anders and Lise. They’re married, in their 30s, love each other and have a wonderful daughter. But when they’ve been together for seven years, everyday life starts affecting them both in earnest, and they end up on the verge of divorce. Through flashbacks told from the office of the couples’ counselor, we experience the highs and lows of Anders and Lise’s relationship, exploring what’s driven them apart and what may bring them together once again.
1. The Meeting
When Anders and Lise meet each other by chance, their fates are sealed and they fall in love. 7 years later in couples counseling, they look back at the meeting.
2. The Pregnancy
Shortly after meeting each other Lises becomes pregnant. The new couple decide to move in together and face the new challenges.
3. The Wedding
It was supposed to be the biggest day of their lives, but Anders and Lise’s wedding goes completely haywire.
4. The Honeymoon
In an attempt to rekindle the romance, Anders and Lise go back to the place they spent their honeymoon. Returning there reminds them of the newly-in-love couple they once were.
5. Maternity Leave
There’s shared joy between Anders and Lise when their daughter is born. But Anders’ mother, Mona, ends up being a thorn in their side.
Lise insists on alternating between celebrating Christmas Eve at home and at their respective parents and the Christmas spirit ends up quite strained.
Neither Anders nor Lise ever thought they’d end up in couples counseling, but when Anders cheats on Lise with his ex-girlfriend, Lise insists on them seeking help.