I was invited to dinner By a female friend and business associate to her club. I confirmed with my husband that he was ok with keeping the kids (3 and 6) that day and he was. The day of, he asked when I’d be home and I said probably by 8:30 and if not, I’d text to let him know. Unbeknownst to me, the dinner was a 50th anniversary celebration for the club and the 5 course dinner just went on and on with speeches etc. At 8:20 I sent a text stating that we were still eating dinner and I didn't know when we’d be done. When we left the club, I sent another text alerting him that I was on my way home.
Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Relationship and Counseling Forum.
If you would like to receive the Couples Guide Newsletter containing articles on relationships, please sign up below.
Visit The Relationship Forum to get and give advice on your relationship issues.
If you're struggling with your relationship, this is the place to talk about it!
Our counselors will answer your questions.
And you, our readers, can offer advice from your experience.
You always maintained your impartiality with us. You encouraged Rita to be more assertive in stating what she wanted to get from your counseling sessions, as well as what she wanted to get from the relationship.
You taught both of us better communication between ourselves, which lead to an emotional comfort level between us that didn't exist before.
You took control of the direction of the session if things were not moving along.
Thanks so much
for helping us."
Rita and Mark