The following is part 17 of a series from the book, Drawing Heaven into Your Marriage. To see the previous section, click here.
There is one little ploy that is at the center of much of the world’s work on marriage. It is called active listening. It involves re-stating what your partner has said until he or she is fully satisfied that you understand. Only then can you express yourself. After you have had your say, your partner must re-state your feelings until you are satisfied.
Most prominent marriage programs and untold numbers of marriage books have active listening as their centerpiece. Marriage training programs drill the skill endlessly in the hope that it can become second nature and rescue marriage from a slide into rancor and divorce. [Continue Reading at Meridian]
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