Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Principled Commitment: An Adult Program on Building Strong Relationships

Handout 4: Suggested Group Covenant

Together, we covenant to explore and nurture healthy communication with our partners and others in our group. We will:

  • Listen with an open mind and open heart
  • Recognize each couple as being made up of two different people, each with his/her own perspective
  • Respect the privacy of our fellow participants by keeping personal stories confidential
  • Participate fully and freely
  • Respect others and their opinions
  • Reserve the right to pass
  • Expect unfinished business
  • Enjoy the challenge of learning something new together
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