What happened between you and your spouse in the first ten minutes of your day today?
Did you turn toward your partner, away from your partner or against your partner?
Bids are the glue that keeps us connected to people we love. Our response to bids is either a lubricant, an irritant, or a bomb.
Turning toward your partner’s bid is the lubrication that makes our connections seem effortless, smooth, and dynamic. Turning away from your partner’s bids is like hair going down the drain – you hardly notice until they pile up and clog the drain. Turning against your partner’s bids is like dropping rocks in the drain – things will back up and overflow quickly.
How do you interact with your spouse in the mundane moments of life? If you’re a happy couple, you can be making bids for connection at the rate of 100 times in ten minutes. Did you catch that? 100 times in ten minutes! [Read more…]