One of the keys to a happy healthy relationship is freedom. Without freedom the relationship will smother itself. It is important to remember the relationship itself is its’ own entity and must be nurtured in order to survive. This doesn’t necessarily happen by spending more time and collapsing oneself into the relationship but by giving each person the freedom to be who they are/were before meeting you. A red flag to starting a relationship is how intense and consuming it can be.
Day: March 3, 2020
Actions speak louder than words. It’s an old expression, and it rings true. It’s nice to hear what we want to hear from our partner, but it has to be backed up with the corresponding behavior. If the words are empty and not followed up with action, resentment, anger, and doubt can quickly build in us, thus straining the relationship. How do we handle our own emotions when our partner consistently proves unreliable?