The calming and relaxation that is brought on by having couples massage seems to have some effect on both men and women. Undoubtedly if there is a deep rooted problem then definite counseling is needed. However doing this in addition to counseling can have a major effect on the couple. Let's look at the real purpose of a Couples Massage Kauai. A massage is aimed at relieving stress and muscle tension. Stress leads to muscle tension, by gently massaging muscles, there is relief of this stress.