Brief Therapy Conference

Show Love in Small, Essential Ways

I just returned from the Brief Therapy Conference in Anaheim. A lovely moment occurred after my clinical demonstration. A couple came up and introduced themselves to me, saying they had now been married for 60 years. They asked, “Would I like to know the secret?” What couples therapist could turn that down? I replied, “Of course I would.” And here is what she said: “Whenever I get out of bed at night, I pull the covers up over him – and he does the same for me. It also helps that we fall asleep holding hands.” As I walked away, I thought how lovely and sweet this couple is and how important it is to show love in all those small, but essential ways.… Read more...
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