Picture of Figs O'Sullivan

Figs O'Sullivan

Share this

Figs & Teale Birth Prep Part 1...

Figs & Teale Birth Prep Part 1

Jump To...

Figs sits down with his pregnant wife, Teale (due in 3-5 weeks!) and together they share a special, intimate chat to prepare for the birth of their second child, Kian!

Figs asks Teale three questions. These can be applied to any major relationship debate, thought, fear, or issue:

  • What are your longings fears, thoughts, excitements?
  • What can you do to support yourself if any of the fears or thoughts that are difficult come up?
  • What can I do to support you?

The task is: Can you take 30 minutes with your partner, take turns and answer these questions and really listen to each other?

Just as Teale experienced in her emotional and beautiful sharing, you might notice that your vulnerable parts show up. Take this as an opportunity to really show some empathy for yourself and your partner. Figs provides an important reminder: that everybody has an outrageous place, where they don´t feel so loveable. So give yourself permission to have impulses and reactions and recognize the resource you have inside and outside yourself. Together these places are you and your partner’s medicine. Maybe you too can discovery you rpartner as a resource you can turn to when you are most in need of support.


Share This Article

Related Articles

Can couples therapy help a toxic relationship? This couple demonstrates that it can, with their happy faces chatting away on a couples therapy couch.

Can Couples Therapy Help A Toxic Relationship?

Yes. In fact, according to A Review of the Research in Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples, the initial level of relationship distress has no impact on the likelihood of success.

Scroll to Top
Share "Figs & Teale Birth Prep Part 1"