Do you know that you can use the same number of words being defensive as you can being reassuring?  It’s true! That’s what we’re tackling in this month’s Double Date with Mark and Jill!

 

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Transcript:

Be-Reassuring.pdf

 

Talk About It

When does defensiveness rise up most for us?
What would you like me to do to when I get a defensive response from you? Can I ask you for a reassuring response? A do-over?

Think About It

Why do I feel the need to defend instead of reassure?
Am I most often humble or prideful in my marriage?

Notes and Quotes

Replace defensiveness with reassurance.

Reassurance is postured in humility. Defensiveness is postured in pride.