What role do you fulfill in your couple relationship? Are you provider, home-maker, care-giver, house-keeper, disciplinarian, care-taker, handy-person, peace-keeper? You might be able to add your own titles to this list. How did you come to that role? What influences informed your own beliefs about your role? Have you thought about how your identity as male or female, the expectations you hold for yourself and your partner as male and female influence the roles you have in your couple relationship? Misunderstanding and conflict arise when we fail to appreciate how our gender identity impacts our couple relationship.
- learn to identify your own gender beliefs
- increase awareness as to how these gender beliefs and expectations impact your couple relationship
- grow a stronger and more satisfying couple relationship