Rekindling Relationships
Stage 5 - Cooperation. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 5 - Cooperation. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
In Stage 5 of the 7 stages of a Relationship, Bec and Vern chat about Cooperation. Couples begin to work together building a life, establishing a family, creating projects and future plans. In this stage, couples can begin take each other for granted and feel disconnected. How do we ensure that we prioritise our relationship so that we don’t lose sight of why we got together in the first place. 
 

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Stage 4 - Commitment. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 4 - Commitment. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
Bec and Vern discuss Stage 4, Commitment, in the 7 stages of a Relationship.  This stage is where we have a new understanding of our partner. Trust is built and both partners create a solid and safe foundation together. How do we create this deeper commitment with each other? 
 

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Stage 3 - Conflict. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 3 - Conflict. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
In Stage 3, Bec and Vern explore Conflict, one of the trickiest of the 7 stages of a Relationship. Power struggles, differences of opinion, self interest and frustration can sabotage a relationship. How do we effectively navigate disagreements? How is dealing with conflict one of the most important skills that we can learn in our relationship? 
 
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Stage 2 - Discovery. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 2 - Discovery. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021
Bec and Vern discuss Stage 2 of the 7 stages of a Relationship, Discovery. In this stage we might realise that our partner is fallible and not as perfect as we once thought. To move through this stage we must learn to accept our partner as they are. How do we navigate understanding each other’s needs and how to meet them? 
 

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Stage 1 - Passion. 7 Stages of a Relationship

Stage 1 - Passion. 7 Stages of a Relationship

July 2, 2021

Bec and Vern explore the 7 stages of a Relationship, starting with Stage 1, Passion. This stage is the honeymoon stage of a relationship where romance and intense attraction connects a couple. Why is this stage so addictive? How do we look beyond the rose coloured glasses of this stage to see whether we are really suited together? 

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Different Sex Drives

Different Sex Drives

May 21, 2021

What do you do when your sex drives don't match up? How do you find a balance so that everyone's intimate needs are met? How embarrassed will Bec get speaking about this topic?

Bec and Vern discuss how to manage when you and your partner have different sex drives. 

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Different Values

Different Values

May 21, 2021

Everyone brings their own values into a relationship. How do we navigate being together when we don't share each others? What's a Make or Break? What happens when we compromise our values to be with another person?

Bec and Vern have a chat about how different values can impact our relationships. 

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Some great resources on making relationships work for you to check out-

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work.

By John Gottman

https://amzn.to/3rTckDJ

Eight Dates: To keep your relationship happy, thriving and lasting.
By John Gottman

https://amzn.to/3jRTBFO  

 

Different Strokes for Different Folks

Different Strokes for Different Folks

May 21, 2021

How do we understand and accept each others unique differences? Different schedules, love languages, personality types, humour, communication styles. How do we embrace each other's differences and make them work? 

Bec and Vern discuss how we deal with the conflict that comes from difference.  

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Some great resources on making relationships work for you to check out-

The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work. By John Gottman

https://amzn.to/3rTckDJ

Eight Dates: To keep your relationship happy, thriving and lasting. By John Gottman

https://amzn.to/3jRTBFO  

Differences in Emotionality

Differences in Emotionality

May 21, 2021

What does it mean to have differences in emotionality? What happens when we have different ways of expressing emotion and dealing with it? How do we deal with anger?

Bec and Vern talk about how to hold space for our partner's emotions. 

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Different Parenting Styles

Different Parenting Styles

May 21, 2021

What are the different types of parenting styles and how do they impact our relationships? How do stop ourselves from reacting in the same way that our own parents did? How do we negotiate and navigate our own parenting style with our partners? 

Bec and Vern discuss their own parenting styles and how they have dealt with it in their blended family. 

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