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 [i4w_db__LongestRelationship]. I would like to be married by [i4w_db__WhenLiketoBeMarried].

I think I haven’t met the right one yet because [i4w_db__WhyHasntHappened1]

My goals for marriage are To be married by [i4w_db__YourGoal0].

My parents are [i4w_db__ParentsMaritalStatus]. They have been/were married for [i4w_db__ParentsTimeMarried] years.

My parents relationship is/was: [i4w_db__ParentsRelationship]

My parents met my needs by: [i4w_db__DidYouFeelNurtured]

What I would have liked to have from them was: [i4w_db__NeedsWishTheyHadMet]

Some great things about my childhood include: [i4w_db__Childhood]

Some challenging things about my childhood include: [i4w_db__ChildhoodChallenge]

What I want most out of a relationship is: [i4w_db__RelationshipNeeds]

I attract/date the following kinds of people: [i4w_db__PeopleYouAttract]

I noticed the following patterns in the people I date: [i4w_db__Patterns]

When I think about dating, I feel: [i4w_db__FeelAboutDating]

I may have a blockage in the following areas: [i4w_db__Blockages]

I notice the following patterns in my life: [i4w_db__NoticeAboutPatterns]

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: [i4w_db__Conclusions]

I may have a story about myself that goes something like: [i4w_db__StoryAboutMyself]

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