Read my reaction to Franz Rupper’s criticism of traditional Family Constellations published in “The Knowing Field Journal” 23, January 2014
While watching Professor Dr. Franz Ruppert’s presentation entitled: ‘Aufstellungen – das Entstehen einer Methode und ihr aktueller Entwicklungstand’ (Constellations – the emergence of a method and its current state of development)1, I found myself in general agreement with some points of his critique and some not. However, I cannot agree to identify with his criticism of traditional Family Constellations. To be clear from the start, I am a convinced and enthusiastic ‘Traditional Family Constellations’ facilitator to the point that I have recently put one of my books, translated into English, on Amazon:2 Family Constellations Revealed Read More ->
Table Seating Arrangements
In a long-term relationship, partners are not recommended to make a habit of sitting opposite each other during meals or when talking. It may have been appropriate and romantic in the beginning of a relationship, but it will be disruptive in a long-term relationship. The partners should face the same direction—sitting together next to each other—if they want to enjoy a harmonious relationship. When people sit facing each other, there is a natural tendency for the tension between them to rise, making their entire communication rather confrontational.