Dang it used to frustrate me when I’d do something to Carol (a touch, a kiss, a few words) because I had a desire to engage in an interaction, and it would be ignored or missed. That was mostly years ago, yet still happens now and then.
I also know there have been many times Carol was striving to engage with me and I ignored it, or worse, I’d twist it into a story that she was attacking me.
Check this out for some strategies you may apply in your relationship when there is a desire to engage. We recorded this outside, so there is a bit of wind and cat noise.
Soooo? What insights did you gain for yourself? Also check this article.
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