Posted by seldomseen on September 16, 2009, at 16:22:59
In reply to That was so much fun!, posted by Dinah on September 11, 2009, at 19:37:34
After discussing the recent violent events, my therapist and I did the same thing today.
I approached him about it and said, "let's play a game" I then laid out the rules of the 5 words. He was very receptive to the idea.
I first told him my words for him. He seemed satisfied.
His words for me were:
Intelligent - how that had saved me from my life and family.
Spirited - no one could have endured what I did and come out of it if they didn't have a strong spirit. It's infectious he says.
Fearful - And how that used to be my dominant characteristic. It's less now he said, but still up there.
Appreciative - Of nature, the arts literature, blah blah blah, but he said "You get it" the meaning of it.
Sexual - This one rather took me by surprise. I suspected that he might sometimes experience me in that way, but I never thought he would come out and say it.
All in all it was a lot of fun, he even said he really enjoyed playing games. I suggested that because of my latent sexuality that perhaps Twister was out of the question. We did laugh a lot.
I did leave a lot at his doorstep and am so much lighter now than when I went in.