Are you a tiger or a turtle? Let me explain.
Imago Relationship Therapy looks at the behavior of individuals in a conflict through watching “The Turtle and Tiger Dance.” When individuals enter a conflict, they act one of two ways. “Tigers” get aggressive. They take their claws out and pounce at the other person. The “turtle” retreats to its shell. They try not to ruffle any feathers or exacerbate the conflict further. In fact, many turtles prefer to stay silent until the conflict is over (or appears to be over).
So… are you a tiger or a turtle? How about your spouse? More