The Fourteen Days of Loving with Honesty Dyads

Day 2

EVENING ACTIVITY
Set up the dyad, having your book and a clock or timer handy. Remember to choose a time that is free of distraction.

Step 1: Silently make and maintain eye contact for two minutes.
Step 2: Topics for intimate disclosure:

Partner A: "I feel that my greatest contributions to this relationship are. . ." Three minutes

Partner B: "Thank you for caring enough to share, and I promise to weigh it carefully."

Partner B: "I feel that my greatest contributions to this relationship are. . ." Three minutes

Partner A: "Thank you for caring enough to share, and I promise to weigh it carefully."

Partner A: "I feel I have contaminated this relationship by. . ." Three minutes

Partner B: "Thank you for caring enough to share, and I promise to weigh it carefully."

Partner B: "I feel I have contaminated this relationship by. . ." Three minutes

Partner A: "Thank you for caring enough to share, and I promise to weigh it carefully."

Partner A: "I am most excited about our future because. . ." Three minutes

Partner B: "Thank you for caring enough to share, and I promise to weigh it carefully."

Partner B: "I am most excited about our future because. . ." Three minutes

Partner A: "Thank you for caring enough to share, and I promise to weigh it carefully."


Step 3: Stand and hug for thirty seconds.
Step 4: Start a journal for yourself for your eyes only. Get a notebook and record your thoughts and feelings about what's happened so far in your new program. Spend five minutes minimum writing in your journal.



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For a more in-depth look at yourself, your partner and how to reconnect, you can read Relationship Rescue and do the exercises in Dr Phil's Relationship Rescue Workbook.