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Exploring Love’s Uncomfortable Truths
Assael Romanelli Ph.D.
Do you find yourself creating the similar dynamics in all of your intimate relationships? If so, that could be due to a limited “relational business card.” These 6 steps can help.
Do you deflect, stonewall, or become defensive when your partner shares their pain, criticism, or feedback? If you do, then you are not “letting it land,” and that's hurting you.
We all have core beliefs that shape the way we see the world. Sometimes, these core beliefs stop serving us and become limiting beliefs. Here's how to change them.
Do you or your partner tend to say, "I don't understand," when things get hot and sensitive? In such instances, not understanding has a high price for your relationship.
There is a constant power dynamics in play in our intimate relationship. These concepts from psychotherapy and improv can help you soften these dynamics and increase flexibility.
I'm also glad for you. Sometimes, I'm jealous of you. Using quantifiers can add depth, playfulness, and flexibility to your relationships.
Most of us unconsciously belittle our partners to feel better about ourselves. This pattern is normal and unavoidable. These steps will help you to deepen the equity in your life.
Intimacy can be defined as letting my partner see into me (Into-Me-See). These steps will enable your relationship to go deeper.
Do you or your partner tend to get surprised, insulted, or disappointed in moments of conflict? These steps can help set you free.
Do you find yourself "saving the day" in your relationship? Feeling responsible for your partner’s happiness and well-being? Here are some steps to changing that dynamic.
Are you or your partner always nice? Paradoxically, by being more of a pain, you may move toward a more real, vital relationship.
Are you frustrated that your partner is not fulfilling your expectations? Then probably you’re in the lower phases of the wanting spiral.
Are you in a relationship where one partner wants more connection, while the other consistently avoids and distances? These 5 steps will help you change the dynamic.
Do you believe that your partner's pain is your responsibility? These six steps can help you step out of such a symbiotic dynamic.
The money power dynamic is always at play in intimate relationships. If ignored, it can lead to a wide range of negative consequences. These three steps can help you avoid them.
If you truly want to feel free and loved in your intimate relationship, then dare to bring the negative, forbidden, shameful parts of yourself.
If you can verbalize your unavoidable aggression toward your loved one, your relationship might gain a deeper sense of intimacy, honesty, and freedom.
Assael Romanelli, Ph.D., is a clinical social worker and a licensed couple and family therapist based in Jerusalem, Israel. He trains and lectures internationally about relationships and improvisation.