Racing Lesson #1
When you lose control and leave the track, your instincts might be to slam on the brakes. Instead, you should keep steady and begin to slow down gradually. Major deceleration will upset the car when on an uneven surface and will likely result in a full-scale spinout.
Relationship application: This strategy initially worked very well. Slowed things down a bit. Had lots of conversations about the foundation. Along the way, we uncovered miscommunications that resulted in resentment. We worked on our ability to communicate difficult things with less acrimony. We were even able to accelerate once we got back on track. (more…)