Here’s a scenario: You and your partner had a fight or disagreement. You want to talk about it; they don’t.
How do you deal?
In this podcast, my wife Ellen and I give you a few tips for you avoidant-types on how to deal with your partner who always wants a connection or wants to talk about it. And the more they press, the more you retreat.
Here’s a critical question I ask space-takers to think about:
Does withdrawing relieve my partner or not? In other words, is my space-taking helpful to my partner and good for our relationship?
Listen in as we unpack this question.
0:50: Distancing in relationships
6:25 Establishing a time limit on the time you take for yourself
10:30 Action Step