Daily Challenge……Partner / Financial
‘I’m feeling distant from my Partner, as the financial situation is really bad and I don’t know what to do.’
I am feeling…..Anxious / Distant / Stagnant
Step 1. (How I would like to feel…)
Comfortable / Heard / Togetherness
Step 2. (Quality Questions for self…)
How can I communicate my uneasiness without causing bad feeling?
Do I appreciate that he, she could be feeling just as bad as me?
Step 3. (Practical steps leading to Positive Results…)
Have a conversation using ‘I messages’.
Share the feelings financial discomfort is causing you.
Ask him/her how they are dealing with it.
Know that your relationship is bigger than the struggle at the moment and working together will bring you both through.