February 24, 2017

If you agree with at least three of these statements,  you may want to come in for a "tune up". If you agree with four or more, you are probably due for a "major service". Keep your coupleship running smoothly.

AGREE OR DISAGREE

  • When my partner and I disagree we end...

February 15, 2017

  1. Pay attention - put down your phone, make eye contact

  2. Respond with your face – nod once in a while, smile, look concerned

  3. Put aside judgments

  4. Reflect back what you heard and check to be sure you got it right

  5. Ask clarifying questions

  6. Acknowl...

February 15, 2017


Equipment: two pens, two sheets of paper, a coin to toss
​Instructions:

Each member of the couple takes a pen and paper and writes down a list of everything they appreciate about their partner as quicky as possible. Do this privately for about 5 minutes or less.  Don'...

February 15, 2017

Equipment: timer, a coin to toss

Instructions:

Mirroring with a timer is an effective way to practice really listening to your partner. It is especially helpful if you tend to interrupt each other during an argument.  Start by flipping the coin to decide who goes first....

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