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Handout 5: Couple Covenant Worksheet

Communicating with a partner begins with appropriate effort and intention. This worksheet is designed to aid in that communication.

Words from a covenant we have made in the past:

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Individual intentions:

Complete the following sentences individually, not as a couple. Write down your personal intentions rather than the expectations you might have of your partner.

As we spend time together over the next several weeks . . .

I want to show my partner ___________________________________________.

I want to help my partner do/feel/be ___________________________________.

I want to bring a spirit of ____________________________ to the way we relate.

I want to try ______________________________________________________.

I want to know ____________________________________________________.

I want to balance __________________________________________________.

After sharing your intentions with one another, write about how you can help your partner in the coming weeks.

I can help my partner fulfill her/his intentions by... _________________________

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Ideas for a covenant we might affirm in the future:

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Last updated on Saturday, October 29, 2011.

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