Skillfully choose to take a break when you need it.
When things are going haywire and you experience a rupture in your relationship, one of the most skillful actions you can take is a brief time out. Sometimes stepping away from a charged discussion can be very difficult. This worksheet can help you step away skillfully so you can reconvene with your partner in a more productive way.
"Pause competency" is when you are skillful enough to know that a break is needed, and how to take a break. This handout is full of supportive tips and ideas to help you take a break in your interaction with your partner before you do lasting (or even permanent) damage to your relationship.
Two-page pdf with discussion, affirmations, and tips for skillful thoughts, actions to help you pause competently.