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Are You Singing The Broken Record Blues?
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Does the term Broken Record apply to your “discussions” with your partner?

Do you find yourself repeating the same words and sentences when you talk to your partner?

And, does your partner seem to be growing more and more deaf to your words?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, you are caught in what I call the Broken Record Phenomenon. This dysfunctional communication pattern is both a symptom and a cause of relationship distress.

"Summarizing Self" is the technical term for this common communication pattern in which partners take turns repeating and summarizing the same point ad nauseum. This pattern is both a symptom that both partners don’t feel truly heard and also the cause of not being heard. Because the more you fall into self-summarizing and talk AT each other, rather than listen, the more you perpetuate the mutual feeling of not being heard. Listening with the ears of your heart is the only key to breaking free.

In my "Dr. Love's Quickies" segment, I'm also going to share with the story of a couple I treated who, with a little guidance from me, instantly broke free of a their own 30 year Broken Record routine.Discover the simple trick that inspires your partner to listen to you, so you, too, can stop singing the broken record blues.

Tune in to discover what causes this destructive pattern and how to break free before your relationship permanently breaks down!
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Ask Dr. Love: The Broken Record Blues

In this Ask Dr. Love radio show, Dr. Jamie Turndorf reveals the dangers of what she calls the Broken Record Phenomenon. The technical name for this dysfunctional communication pattern is “Summarizing Self,” and this pattern is both a symptom and a cause of relationship distress.
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