Oct 29, 2018
Scott and Patrick talk about the
challenges men and women have in communicating with one
you grow up in a family where it was encouraged to communicate and
share your feelings? Was it ok to cry or did you feel like you were
supposed to hide?
was your dad as a communicator? (Overly aggressive or overly
passive, failing to engage, etc.)
- Read Genesis
3:6-11. How is our shame
deeply rooted in the original Fall of man?
are the consequences of covering up or shoving down our shame? What
is the fear of being naked and vulnerable?
is Paul trying to flip this idea back around in
How is he challenging men to be initiators, to be proactive, and to
start the conversation?
- Patrick said this is so tough for men because
you are “taking the risk of being seen and being weak”. Is it hard
for you to venture into areas where you feel
someone shares a problem or concern, do you find yourself
dismissing it, going straight to trying to fix it, or seeking to
listen and understand first?
can you begin doing these things this week with your wife? With