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What is it that
keeps you from committing to spending the valuable 10 and 10 time
to enhance your relationship every day? Are you willing to change?
A Time for Us
How are you using
your dialogue to improve your relationship? Have you become complacent
in your choice of questions? If you are not dialoguing daily, how
would reinstituting the habit improve your relationship?
On the Weekend it may
seem that Dialogue is the answer to opening our communication, but
then after a while it seems to lose effectiveness. People doubt
if they are dialoguing right then sometimes in desperation ask the
question – why dialogue?
– The Heart of Celibate Spirituality
priests state "We are convinced that dialogue fits close to
the heart (where else?) of celibate spirituality. We can claim it
for our own. It fits us. So maybe it's time we spoke up for dialogue
and what we have to say for dialogue may also apply to couples."
Dialogue Day 10/10/2006
DIALOGUE - What
we have here, is a success in communication.
A Tender Trap?
is a goal suggested on the Weekend. We must remember the purpose
is not just to dialogue daily but to use our dialogue to build our
shouldn't mean a vacation from dialogue. Quite to the contrary,
vacation and dialogue go hand in hand.” Read on for suggested
questions and memorable places for dialogue.
Our Relationship a Priority
Writing a daily
love letter is as important to the priests as it is for couples.
See why as you read this letter from a priest.
on a Feeling
What is so important
about sharing feelings? We have to be able to share our feelings
in these (disagreement) areas-find a non-threatening meeting ground
where we can't argue, where we can find a bridge to reach each other
and enjoy each other without getting defensive about who's right
or who's wrong. That, for us, is feelings.
of Dialogue on My Relationships
Did you ever wonder
how a priest dialogues daily if he does not have a dialogue partner?
Read this letter for insight and helpful suggestion about learning
about yourself as you write your daily dialogue.
Risking to trust is
sharing your true feelings in your dialogue. Have you ever considered
whom you would trust to retrieve those love letters from your home
should something happen to you?
Understanding – To Unity (While We Can)
Are you looking
for more depth in your dialogue? It takes time and real effort to
seek unity in dialogue but it is like the view from the top of the
mountain when you achieve this goal.
day when your grandfather would come home from work we would go
to our room and spend a half hour talking together. Our sacrament
is funded by daily love."
Family dialogue is
a great way to keep communications open, honest and accepting.
Day At A Time
that Sunday, fourteen years ago, that we would dialogue on Monday.
After that we would see how we could work it out, one day at a time."
Challenge to WEDS
Looking for encouragement
to maintain your daily dialogue? How about a good old American challenge?
Have you ever finished
a dialogue and wanted more? Deeper Dialogue lets you do something
about your needs while reminding you that being present and sharing
your feelings is paramount.
2 Challenge: Dialogue On Your Sexual Relationship
sexual relationship includes how we talk to and about each other,
the way we look at each other, how playful we are and so much more.
Dialogue can help us focus on this vital part of our relationship.
help each other become committed daily dialoguers. Are you up to
The author of this
article gives her perspective of family dialogue from her view as
a ten year old.
Do You Mean, "Re-Evaluate"?
the "RE" in re-evaluate gets lost as we discover new parts
of our lives we had difficulty discussing before we learned to tenderize
ourselves with the tool of dialogue.
Do We Enrich the “Dialogue” Part of Our Dialogue?
What to say to
explore your spouses feeling even if your the dialogue letters describe
the same feeling.
For Life – Stop Playing Games
Want more from
your dialogue? Ever wondered, "Why am I doing this, what am
I really gaining?" This article, including the dialogue questions
at the end, has some very helpful suggestions for improving your
dialogue and enriching your relationship.
To Dialogue Basics
If your dialogues
seem a little dull these suggestions might help you add some desirable
Dialogue Blah's into Dialogue Aha's
Just in time!
A Spring house cleaning to enliven your daily dialogue. These are
some really good suggestions for putting life into sleepy dialogues.
is the Value of Sharing Dialogue with Another Couple?
Find out why you might
want to find another couple to share Dialogue.
the 3 Minute Dialogue Barrier
want to bring excellence into your dialogue, learn to listen with
your heart, like a lover.
to Dialogue Even When It Doesn't Seem to Get Us Anywhere
What do you do when
your daily dialogue seems to lack life? Have you used the
fifth tool offered on the Weekend to Keep Your Relationship Alive
if Our Feelings are Usually the Same?
things seem to never change. One of the most often asked questions
about dialogue is what if our feelings are both the same most of
Scripture Dialogue a Try
Here is a
dialogue suggestion to consider for Lent, which begins February
for Dialogue Feedback
Suggestions for dialoguing
about our feelings related to our dialogues. This article from the
Spring 1998 Matrimony offers a good way to reevaluate our
Isn't For Problem Solving
the most often asked question about dialogue is "How do we
use dialogue to solve problems?" Here are some suggestions
for how to bring up those "touchy" subjects in a way that
will open honest, loving communications.
Decisions to Love
HOOK: On our Weekend
we promised we would dialogue daily, then we missed a day, then
a week, then we dialogued only once a month. When we realized how
our relationship was affected we made a commitment. We have now
dialogued daily for over 5000 days.
Angeles-East Dialogue Challenge
LA couples have
found a new way to support each other in daily dialogue that is
growing and helping their community.
Needs Dialogue Advice
A couple that made
a Weekend is struggling in their Dialogue and in their relationship.
editor couple offers them some suggestions.
It's not enough to
just advertise and promote Marriage Encounter - it needs to be sold.
How about considering
a relationship reevaluation as a beneficial step in your annual
for Family Dialogue
One good way to help
your children understand about what you do when you dialogue is
to occasionally invite them to dialogue with you. Knowing
they have a safe place to express their feelings can offer security
to your children as they mature.
Through the Three Minute Barrier
If you want more depth
in your dialogues, try these suggestions for breaking through the
three minute barrier.
We were told
on our Weekend that dialogue was to be used to share feelings and
build trust, not to solve problems. But look at how this couple
has used their dialogues to work on their differences.
WEDS is a Unique Attribute
Our Daily Dialogue sets us apart
from other marriage enrichment programs. Here is a brief explanation
of the WEDS formula and some guidelines for selecting daily dialogue
a boost to your inviting strategies? How about spending some dialogue
time looking at your attitudes and desires?
Vacation by Dialogue
Section 11 offers
these dialogue questions for those looking some new sights to visit.
More to Me Than I Thought
Using a series of dialogues,
we can look at how our beliefs, attitudes, and feelings affect our
Open the Word Of God During Easter
you celebrate the joys of the Risen Jesus, here are dialogue questions
based on the Sunday scriptures through the Easter Season.
Encounter Stations of the Cross
be used for prayer as a couple, a family, a group or as a Community.
If used in a WWME group, there is a suggested dialogue question
and a sharing question. There is also a list of dialogue questions
that can be used as a series for daily dialogues.
days of Diet, Exercise, and Health Questions
When two couples got together
to discuss New Years Resolutions, a challenge ended in these daily
Daily Dialogue Questions
Dialogue Question list