What is covered in the RINGS experience?
The 5 C's
Introduction - The elements of a healthy marriage and its significance to society
Committing - The foundation of a marriage, evidenced in dedication and sense of "us"
Connecting - The bonding that happens with physical closeness, emotional openness and relational safety
Cooperating - How couples can work together in light differences in family tree, brain structure, gender and personality
Confronting - How to communicate needs for behavior change in a healthy, productive manner
Confiding - Living in radical honesty in order to remain transparent, forgiving and without unexpressed regrets
RINGS facilitators Lavern & Ronda Nissley explain 6 barriers to connecting using animals: turtle, skunk, chameleon, owl, gorilla and mule.