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Imago – definition

Posted in Dr Ruth, Fixing a broken marriage with tags , on July 31, 2019 by Accidental Masturbator

I have mentioned Imago a couple of times and it will crop up again. From the little I have read about it, I suspect We have just been introduced to a subset of the technique, but it is the label We have been given, and so is a convenient shorthand.
In terms of the tool Dr Ruth suggested, Imago works roughly as follows: Continue reading

Going backwards

Posted in Dr Ruth, Fixing a broken marriage with tags , , , , , on July 26, 2019 by Accidental Masturbator

It was an innocent enough request on Her part. Obviously She felt justified in making it.
To me it seemed irrational. I complied, though it irritated me to do so.
Nothing more was said, but it sat in the back of my mind.

Was this going to be The New Us?

We had supper as a family.
It was all sociable.
And when the plates were cleared an my Wife and I were left alone in the kitchen, I asked for a Dr Ruth moment.
We sat.
And I asked why She had made what I felt was an unjustified request.

Now you might think, Dear Reader, that Continue reading

The beginning of…?

Posted in Dr Ruth, Fixing a broken marriage with tags , on July 24, 2019 by Accidental Masturbator

Walking into day 1 with Dr Ruth, all I could do was fixate on an end. A multifaceted, far reaching, and earth shattering end. Not the end of Me per se, but the end of Mine.

I could expound on my initial impressions of Dr Ruth, but suffice to say she was significantly different from the counsellors I/We have encountered, and good enough for that.

The first hour was Continue reading

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