To introduce the discussion of stepping in to another’s relationship problems, show this clip from The Gridiron Gang in which Sean Porter, a counselor at a juvenile detention center, tries to talk some sense into a young man.
- Why do you think it is sometimes easier for an outside person to see the problem and solution to our conflicts?
- How can our experience as older adults be an asset in stepping in to help someone?
- Why do some people resist learning from our experience?
We want to hear from you! How are you introducing the idea of helping others with their relationship conflicts with the boomers in your class or small group?