David Emerald Womeldorff
Alternatives to the Dreaded Drama Triangle of Divorce With David Emerald Womeldorff
If you’re going through a divorce, you’ve likely fallen into what David Emerald Womeldorff calls the Dreaded Drama Triangle or DDT.
But this framework keeps you and your ex focused on your problems rather than the outcomes you want.
So, what is the antidote to the toxicity of DDT? How do you shift out of fear and reactivity into creativity and empowerment?
David is the Creator-in-Chief of The Empowerment Dynamic and Cofounder of the Bainbridge Leadership Center. He is also the bestselling author many books, including The Power of TED: The Empowerment Dynamic.
On this episode of Divorce Dialogues, David joins Katherine to explain the concept of the Dreaded Drama Triangle, exploring how the traditional approach to divorce perpetuates the DDT.
David describes why we fall into the roles of victim, persecutor or rescuer in divorce and challenges us to leverage The Empowerment Dynamic as an antidote to DDT.
Listen in for David’s insight on applying TED to the circumstances of divorce and learn how to disrupt the pattern of DDT with or without your ex’s cooperation!
The concept of the Dreaded Drama Triangle (DDT) and how it works
What differentiates victimhood from victimization
How the traditional approach to divorce perpetuates the DDT
Why we fall into our roles as victim, persecutor or rescuer in divorce
How The Empowerment Dynamic (TED) serves as an antidote to the DDT
The TED roles of creator, challenger and coach
Why it’s challenging to shift our focus from problems to outcomes
David’s insight on applying TED to the circumstances of divorce
Disrupting the patten of DDT with or without your ex’s cooperation
Connect With David Emerald Womeldorff
Center for the Empowerment Dynamic
The Empowerment Dynamic on Facebook
Connect With Katherine Miller
The Center for Understanding Conflict
The New Yorker’s Guide to Collaborative Divorce by Katherine Miller
Call (914) 738-7765
The Power of TED: The Empowerment Dynamic by David Emerald
Karen Horney’s Interpersonal Theory of Adjustment