Two of Us: Patterns Between Us
Understanding and working with
our imperfect relationship.
ReflectSeparately, say the prayer and spend some time reflecting on the questions.
Write some notes so that you can share more fully with your spouse.
Here I am again, Your beloved child.
My need, right at this time, Father, is to be honest and gentle at the same time.
This is difficult for me and I need You to help me so that I can be more than I would ever be by myself.
Give me Your tenderness in which to wrap my openness.
I send my brother Christ to bring You my petition.
1. Do we fight? About what?
2. Do I lie?
3. Does he/she lie to me? Why?
4. Am I jealous? Of what?
5. Is he/she jealous of me? Of what?
6. Am I a nagger?
7. Does he/she nag?
8. Am I impolite?
9. Is she/he impolite?
10. How often am I bored?
11. Do I trust someone else more than he/she, at least, in some areas?
12. Am I indifferent?
13. Take the answer that reveals the greatest friction between the two of you and talk about what to do.