Relationship Minute: Teamwork

Hall and Oates, Mulder and Scully, Bert and Ernie, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg, Laverne and Shirley, Macaroni & Cheese…

What team or famous duo does your relationship function like? What does it look like when you really work together?

The best team members are able to support each other when things get ugly. They show up. They mean it when they say, “when you’re hurting, the world stops and I listen.”

With someone on your side, you feel less alone. What a gift to be able to give someone else, just by being there!

The next time you or your partner is going through something difficult, instead of asking “how can I fix this?” or “how can I make them understand the other viewpoint?” stop and ask, “how can we face this together?”

How can you work together to handle whatever comes your way?

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