Advice for Couples: STAY IN THE CANOE AND PADDLE

STAY IN THE CANOE AND PADDLE 
Advice for Couples from Harville Hendrix, Ph.D.

The process of dialogue is something like a canoe on a lake. Two people are paddling, one in the back and one in the front. They have their strokes coordinated and are gliding smoothly over the lake. The wind comes up. What do you do?  

[Solution is to stay in the canoe with empathy]