8:30 a.m. Registration; Coffee, Tea and Bagels Provided
9:00 a.m. Introductions
9:15 a.m. First Module: Core concepts of love and attachment and the importance of the experience of the relationship as a safe haven.
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Second Module: Conversation #1 – Recognizing the Demon Dialogues. Exploration of typical cycles of conflict that couples get stuck in when there is a rupture in the relationship.
12:30 p.m. Break for Lunch
2:00 p.m. Third Module: Conversation #2 – Finding the Raw Spots. Exploring the vulnerable feelings evoked by our cycles of conflict or when we feel misunderstood by an intimate partner.
5:00 p.m. End of Day One.
9:30 a.m. Arrival: Coffee, Tea and Bagels Provided
10:00 a.m. Fourth Module: Conversation #3: The “Hold Me Tight” Conversation. Partners begin to share their vulnerabilities in order to feel close to their partner and deepen their emotional bond.
11:30 a.m. Fifth Module: Conversation #4: Forgiving Injuries. A roadmap to work through the inevitable injuries that occur in the course of a relationship.
12:00 p.m. Break for Lunch
1:30 p.m. Continue Conversation #4 that was set up before lunch.
3:00 p.m. Sixth Module: Conversation #5: Keeping Your Love Alive. Practical exercises that each couple brings home to solidify and enhance the gains made in the workshop experience.
4:00 p.m. Workshop ends. Collect evaluations.