Cognitive Distortions in Relationships Worksheet

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What is the theory behind the Cognitive Distortions in Relationships worksheet?

Cognitive distortions have their effect on relationships just like it has one other aspect of our life. When one person in a relationship has cognitive distortions, there is a high chance that the relationship is going to get disturbed and both partners may suffer. Every person has cognitive distortions but frequent and excessive distortions can cause issues in different areas of life, especially relationships. 

How will this worksheet help you? 

This worksheet will help you to identify your cognitive distortions in your relationship with your partner or significant other. You can identify your patterns how your distorted thinking can lead to different behaviors and then the effect of those behaviors on your relationships. You can further explore the alternative ways which are more helpful and effective to deal with your relationship issues. 

How to use this worksheet? 

This worksheet is to be used after learning the different types of cognitive distortions so it will be easy for you to identify your distorted thoughts. Your therapist can also help you with this. Then recall your behavior as a result of these distortions and how it affects the relationship. It’s better to complete this by discussing it with your therapist. 

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