Castle Douglas woman creates new card game to help families connect in lockdown

Communication that leads to understanding and empathy can make for more respectful, happier people.” The cards have proved a hit on the Etsy website and on Facebook but Zoe is keen for more couples to try her game, with the hope that research can be conducted to find out how effective it is. “It promotes a ‘counselling’ approach of communication and provides a safety net for couples wanting to dig a bit deeper into the reasons behind their differences.” Couples playing the game are advised to start with a kiss and tell each other “I will keep my cool and follow the golden rule.” The golden rule is not to offer your own opinion, justification or analysis in the game unless requested when your partner is answering a question.