Bridging the Gap and Creating Empathy between the Unfaithful and Betrayed Spouse: The Utilization of Attunement Part 1

Attunement: A 2 Part Series

Part 1: Bridging the Gap Between the Unfaithful and Betrayed Spouse
Part 2: When Both Spouses Feel Abandoned

When we allow our inner world to resonate with our partner’s inner world, we can discover a new level of empathy, oneness and overall reconciliation. Dr. Dan Siegel calls this concept "attunement". When we feel heard by our partner, and our inner pain is not only validated, but connected, we feel heard. We feel seen. We feel as though they "get" us, and their own individual walls of justification and resentment begin to come down.

Attunement creates movement in recovery work unlike almost any other concept, variable, or tool. When utilized by the unfaithful spouse, the betrayed can feel as though the unfaithful spouse is finally "getting it," and beginning to think of someone else besides just themselves. When both spouses or partners practice attunement, repair work immediately begins to gain significant momentum. This results in a new level of peace and compassion for one another, paving the way for rational, healing conversations and true progress.

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