It’s an advanced skill to avoid blaming those we trust the most when we are hurting. And it’s vital for ensuring we preserve our sources of support when we most need them. Episode 14 is here.
1:00 A definition of blaming in relationship
2:00 The conundrum of hurting the people we trust the most
2:31 The closer we get to them, the more slippery the blaming slope becomes
4:12 Vizzini the Sicilian from the Princess Pride and his famous lines
5:10 The blaming worsens the burden and alienates our support
5:48 An example of a couple I coach and “catching” the blaming
7:05 Identifying the feeling underneath the blaming and asking for support
8:00 This week’s homework – two parts.
9:23 The most amazing relationship advice you will ever receive.
Dr. Jessica Tartaro
Intimacy Coach & Connection Facilitator
Pronouns “She” + “Her”
“Contact me to schedule an initial, complimentary consultation – called an Exploratory – to explore the fit for coaching together.”
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