The Meaningful Encounter - Attunement in Action
The expert communication strategy for rupture repair.
Communication skills are the number one request from couples. This three-phase couples communication protocol, known as "Attunement-in-Action," provides a detailed step-by-step structure for having a meaningful encounter with your partner. Use this when you can't seem to have a talk about an important or triggering issue without encountering difficulties.
The detailed protocol offers an overview of the process, and specific instructions for each phase in the process. Use this when you are having trouble expressing your issues, and hearing each other's point of view. It's advisable to read the entire protocol and practice on a minor topic prior to tackling the big issues between you.
Includes a cheat sheet for quick reference for you and your partner during practice.
Four separate files, seven total pages:
- Three page protocol for having a structured, meaningful conversation
- One page cheat sheet that includes the meaningful "attunement" basics
- Two-page pre-conversation individual prep, so you both bring your best selves to the conversation
- First person reflection (an alternative format for meaningful encounters)