By Bob Bowersox
If you actually know your wife, you could fall in love with all of them over again.
48 Hours to a far better Marriage is a sturdy and easy booklet which may assist you shut what writer Bob Bowersox calls "the intimacy gap." while Bob found that he and his spouse of twelve years, Toni, had drifted aside, he was firm to maintain their marriage alive. The middle of the matter? even though they nonetheless enjoyed one another, Bob and his spouse now not knew one another rather well. such a lot in their principles approximately each other have been shaped after they first met and married—and had by no means replaced, whilst they themselves have been turning out to be and changing.
So Bob devised a "reacquaintance shape" for husbands and better halves to accomplish, protecting topics like paintings, intimacy and relations existence. Husband and spouse crammed in solutions to themes like "three issues i might do if I had the cash to do them" and "on a scale of one to ten, the significance i feel intimacies like...
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And then came the dinner, each of us taking turns reading our response to a particular question. Without a doubt it was the most powerful, revealing, intimate, exciting, entertaining, amusing, and surprising experience I’d had with Toni in a decade. Aside from the things we said to each other, I don’t remember anything else about that night—rather like the night we’d first met. It was as though I were meeting Toni for the first time and falling in love with her all over again. What the Form Can Do for You As we discovered that night, “The Form for Reacquaintance” can be a powerful tool.
On a more personal note, my wife and I enjoyed a Reacquaintance experience, as described in Bob’s book, and were both surprised at the level of knowledge we didn’t have about each other after more than ten years of marriage. Going through “The Form for Reacquaintance” using the suggested guidelines increased our self-awareness, our awareness of each other, and the intimacy we felt as a couple. This book was very helpful to us, a couple who have been actively committed to developing a continuing intimate relationship.
I felt the same things not all that long ago. And instead of looking for a way to make things right, I rationalized. Sure, I told myself, the relationship isn’t what it was in the beginning, but it’s basically okay, isn’t it? No. It wasn’t for me, and it isn’t for you. That’s why you picked up this book. In that part of you that can’t lie, you know that something’s changed. And change is scary. It’s also inevitable and—as you’ll discover as you read on—an incredibly powerful and positive force.