At the outset of Sarah and Jason’s formal, long-term commitment, each partner took on specific responsibilities that seemed to be expected and permanent. Clearly, now it was time for a renegotiation of their situation to determine how modifications might be made to accommodate both partners as individuals, and to help continue to nurture their seemingly healthy relationship. Although Sarah and Jason did not have an “official” written contract at the beginning of their relationship, they had made a verbal agreement as to how their roles and responsibilities would be carried out.

Now, let’s look at another scenario. Beth and Kevin…

Pamela Evans

Relationship Strategist, Pam Evans, is the author of Ring EXchange — Life Lessons from a Multiple Marrier.

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