20 questions you have to ask each other

Play

Recently I came across an article that initially freaked me out. But as I continued to read it, a different kind of understanding began. Dr. Randi Gunther wrote, “Couples who rely too much on heightening their successes and ignoring their inherent dissatisfactions may end up facing a different problem.” What that problem is and the 20 most important questions to solving it are coming up next on SMR.

If you are wanting immediate help with your relationship, please check out our online library of marriage and parenting courses!

  • Nearly 100 hours of powerful, relationship changing video
  • In-depth study content, questions, and more
  • An online experience based on our best relationship series like Keys to Loving Lasting Relationships, DNA of Relationships, Smalley Marriage Intensive, Homes of Honor, and so much more

[button link=”https://www.reignite.xyz/” window=”yes”]Learn More[/button]

SHOW NOTES

These 20 Questions Could Bring You Closer Together

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/rediscovering-love/201610/these-20-questions-could-bring-you-closer-together

The first step in rebalancing security with risk is for both partners to realize what locked-in opinions or behaviors they have ignored in favor of comfort.

The second step is to explore where those thoughts and behaviors originated and how deeply entrenched they are.

Both partners need to ask of themselves, and each other, what ideas, opinions, and behaviors they’ve never challenged.

Even though it may be counterintuitive, your relationships will be more successful if you’re authentic and open about your attitudes and opinions from the beginning.

    1. Men think of women as ______________________________________.
    2. Women think of men as ______________________________________.
    3. Relationships work out because the partners ___________________.
    4. Relationships fail because _____________________________.
    5. Love is __________________________________________________.
    6. In order to have a great relationship, women must ________________.
    7. In order to have a great relationship, men must ________________.
    8. The hardest thing about an intimate relationship is _______________.
    9. People fall in love because _________________________________.
    10. The most important qualities of great male partners are _____________.
    11. The most important qualities of great female partners are____________.
    12. The most hurtful thing a man can do in a relationship is _____________.
    13. The most hurtful thing a woman can do in a relationship is __________.
    14. What men most like is ­­­­­­_______________________________________.
    15. What women most like is ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­____________________________________.
    16. The most important lessons I’ve ever learned about relationships are____.
    17. The adjectives I’d use to describe the perfect relationship are _______.
    18. In a relationship, I cannot do without _____________________.
    19. The best attributes I bring to a relationship are ___________________.
    20. I would absolutely end a relationship if _________________.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Download the Smalley Marriage Intensive Your Marriage app and make your love list today!

Smalley Marriage Intensive Your Marriage app on:

iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/reignite-your-marriage/id1114962298?mt=8&uo=4

Google Play https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.subsplashconsulting.s_FDJMC7

Windows Phone https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9nblggh4w0qh

Amazon App Store http://www.amazon.com/gp/mas/dl/android?p=com.subsplashconsulting.s_FDJMC7

Smalley Institute Online Courses

Also, don’t forget…

If you haven’t left a review yet in iTunes, don’t be shy, it’s easy to do and it really lets me know you’re listening (and others too). Click here.

Submit your story and get a chance to be interview on the show!  We want to hear from you because your stories of hope and transformation will help others!  https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/9nDXeH