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Taking 100% Responsibility for Every Relationship

Taking 100% Responsibility for Every Relationship

Taking 100% Responsibility for Every Relationship

  • Skill Level: Intermediate Skill Level
  • Time Investment: 44 minutes
  • Date Published: 1/1/2022
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Taking 100% Responsibility offers a powerful antidote to the all-too-common dynamic of blaming that leaves you in the victim position and unable to have the relationship you want. Miki invites you to assume a stance of leadership while holding full care for both parties’ needs. No longer will you need to wait for the other person to change, nor will you need to give up your needs to reach harmony.

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This is the first session of Miki's 4 session course recording, Taking 100% Responsibility for Every Relationship,

The course recording is available in its entirety through the NVC Library.

When relationships falter, our habitual response is either to blame the other person (sadly frequent) or to blame ourselves. If only one or the other of us did something “right,” then the relationship would be different…

Whoever you blame, the act of blaming leaves you in the victim position and unable to have the relationship you want.

Taking 100% Responsibility offers a powerful antidote to this all-too-common dynamic by inviting you to assume a stance of leadership while holding full care for both parties’ needs. No longer will you need to wait for the other person to change, nor will you need to give up your needs to reach harmony.

During this course, you’ll first learn how to identify and express your needs without turning them into a demand, and second, you’ll learn how to be fully open to hearing others’ needs without forgetting your own. The goal? To make the relationship as workable as possible for both parties!

Each session will focus on one aspect of shifting into an empowered position within a relationship:

  1. Composting dissatisfaction: attending fully to your needs
  2. Transforming judgments, your own and the other person’s
  3. Combining empowerment and empathic understanding
  4. Making decisions together in support of both of your need