In The Bedroom With Dr. Laura Berman
The Best Way to Cure a Drift In Your Relationship
Victim, villain and hero—the three archetypes of human behavior that are known collectively in the therapy world as the "triangle."
When we are acting out one of these roles, we are stuck in the triangle, meaning that we are stuck in our ineffective role-playing.
When stuck in the triangle, individuals are drifting from their authentic selves. The best way to cure a drift is to shift. Shifting is a term for when an individual makes a conscious choice to shift, alter, or modify their way of thinking.
Published on January 04, 2011