I met a women recently who has been dating a man for the past three years. Sarah (not her real name) told me about how she met Brian (not his real name) and about how much she looks forward to marrying him and having kids. However, she confessed he changes the subject whenever she talks about marriage.
Sarah does everything possible to please Brian and make him happy. She feels very frustrated and wonders if he wants to marry her. Finally she asked Brian to come with her to couple counseling. He was reluctant but agreed.
Acceptance of what is going on in our lives can move us to the next step if we listen. Listening to the resistance can be an important piece to knowing what we need to do. [Read more…]