Managing the Intention and Behavioural Gap

Managing the Intention and Behavioural Gap

Have you ever felt perplexed, confused, disappointed or even angry by the way others responded to your well-intentioned actions? You are not alone; you may have experienced the result of an Intention and Action Gap. One of the major causes of disappointments and tension in relationships is mutual misunderstandings showed in relational conflict, often with dreadful consequences. Such situations often result from a gap between the intention of what one person may desire to convey and the way the person acts and or how the other person perceives it. This article addresses this common relational issue correlating the use of a practical technique to a theoretical perspective to neuroscience, to what happens in the brain. This article is part of a series of papers on how to learn how to live better in relationships.

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Artwork by Stephanie Raimundo 2020


I do consider all of the ideas you have presented in your post.
They’re really convincing and can definitely work. Nonetheless,
the posts are very brief for starters. May just you please prolong them a little from next time?

Thank you for the post.

Thank you Donnell for taking the time to comment.
Could you please expand on what you suggest.

Kind regards

Thank you Donnell for your your comment, I’m taking tour suggestion. You may like to read a book I wrote in 2002 Relationship Capital, available in or send me your email and I’ll send it to you as well as other future articles.
All the best

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