In my last couples therapy blog, I started exploring a common lament that I hear couples make in my office. And that is when one partner turns to the other and says, “You are not the person I married.”
As I explained last time, the realization that your partner is “not the person you married” can be very painful for both partners. But it can also be a critical turning point in your relationship.
It turns out that the statement “You are not the person I married” is grounded in some myths about what it means to be in intimate relationship. In this blog, I am going to talk about the second of these myths.