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          The Fourteen Days of Loving with Honesty Dyads – Day 11

          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: “Of the five categories available, I feel that I best fit the category ____________ because. . .” Three minutes

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

          Partner B: “Of the five categories available, I feel that I best fit the category ____________ because. . .” Three minutes

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

          Partner A: “Of the five categories available, I think you best fit the category ____________ because. . .” Three minutes

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

          Partner B: “Of the five categories available, I think you best fit the category ____________ because. . .” Three minutes

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

          Partner A: “I can best use my category to contribute to our relationship by. . .” Three minutes

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

          Partner B: “I can best use my category to contribute to our relationship by . . .” Three minutes

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

          Partner A: “I could possibly contaminate our relationship if I allowed my defining characteristics to. . .” Three minutes

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

          Partner B: “I could possibly contaminate our relationship if I allowed my defining characteristics to. . .” 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: Please record your thoughts and feelings in your personal journal for five minutes minimum.

          Day 11 footnote: In order to complete this evening’s assignment, look at the chart below. This chart depicts five different personality types. An animal has been assigned to each personality type that typifies how those personality types would probably be seen. Have some fun with this, but also give it careful consideration as you answer the dyad questions.

          WolfLionDogOwlBeaver
          PromoterControllerSupporterAnalyzerWorkaholic
          SmoothRuns thingsAnything goesTake it apartEarn way
          PersuasiveWillfulEasy wayFigure outNever rest
          Own rulesLeaderLaid-backSuspiciousPerfection
          Always sellsMy wayGullibleJudgmentalSweet virtue
            Testing  





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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.

           

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