When I was a grumpy girlfriend, I was not someone you wanted to share truths with because of my reactions. Since my brain was on high alert all the time, constantly looking out for danger, the smallest little truth or uncomfortable information would set me off completely and I would freak out and either lash out or withdraw and act passive-aggressively.
In this week's episode, I share the work that I have done in order to change that. I have practiced handling truths with grace in order to be a safe person for my partner to talk to if needed. This is not work that we do to benefit someone else. It's work we do in order to trust ourselves and be confident that no matter what happens, we won't react completely out of control and potentially do things we regret.
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