TOOLBOX: The Parent/Child Dialogue Copy

The Parent/Child Dialogue will help you grow in your empathy for your partner and what she or he experienced in childhood.

Find the Parent/Child Dialogue on p. 13 in the Couples Toolbox, p. 13 and then watch the video.

Practice: Take time now to do the Parent/Child Dialogue with one of you being the child and the other a parent. Then reverse roles and do it again.

Discuss: How did this exercise help you become more empathetic with your partner and their past experiences?

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