Exercise: Your Reality Check Summary
Your Reality Check Summary
Think about what you’ve written without any judgment; just notice.
Now you should be able to identify where the gap is between how you see yourself and who you really are.
Read the following outloud to yourself:
I am 31 years old and I have been dating for for over 10 years. My longest relationship was . I would like to be married by .
I think I haven’t met the right one yet because
My goals for marriage are To be married by .
My parents are . They have been/were married for years.
My parents relationship is/was:
My parents met my needs by:
What I would have liked to have from them was:
Some great things about my childhood include:
Some challenging things about my childhood include:
What I want most out of a relationship is:
I attract/date the following kinds of people:
I noticed the following patterns in the people I date:
When I think about dating, I feel:
I may have a blockage in the following areas:
I notice the following patterns in my life:
Based on the needs I wish my parents could have fulfilled for me (whether real or not, true or not), I may have drawn the following conclusions about myself:
I may have a story about myself that goes something like: