POP 282 - Tony's Listening & Validation Pledge To Sheri - Part 1
Tony & Sheri have been married for 37 years... and they are a living miracle... because they went to hell and back in the early years of their marriage! Over these years Tony & Sheri have been in and out of therapy together many different times... and the single longest period of therapy lasted for over 6 years straight. At this time Tony & Sheri are back in therapy again... as they seek to continue working on their marriage to make it stronger... and better... and healthier than it's ever been before. Tony believes it's a very good thing for therapists to go to therapy! During the course of the most recent work they've been doing together... one of Sheri's complaints is that Tony doesn't listen very good... and that Tony has a tendency to "listen to respond" instead of "listening to understand". As a result of this... Tony wrote a pledge to Sheri which he titled... Tony's Listening & Validation Pledge To Sheri In this series of episodes... Tony talks about this pledge... and what he's been learning about listening and validation. By the way... this topic is directly related to healthy sexuality in marriage... and if you listen to this series you'll discover some important insights that help us understand why better listening and better validation lead to to better sex!