The result of needed change can be extremely rewarding. The process is rarely easy, effortless or enjoyable. Many couples are unable or unwilling to ask themselves and each other the tough questions. It can require a third party to remain unemotional, ask the uncomfortable questions and help partners each look directly at their fears and emotional armor.
Do they stay together? Does Arnold remain as stingy with his emotions as he was with his money? We'll let you watch the movie to find out.
Still, the lessons remain:
1. Find the courage to do what needs to be done.
2. I'm glad I listened to my wife, to catch this wonderfully compelling movie, sans explosions.
3. Courage and persistance can get the bed springs shaking again…. or can they?
What do you think? Share your comments below.
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Twenty one years before this movie came out, Pete and Ellyn were conducting intensive workshops and retreats for couples. They continue to do intensives for couples who are stuck and need extra help. Their ”intensives” are held at The Couples Institute in Menlo Park, in the San Francisco Bay Area of California for 12-14 hours of therapy in a 2-3 day period. For information or help, call us toll free at 877-327-5915 or email Michelle@couplesinstitute.com.