Month: September 2016

Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog we wrote about the small things in your relationship that might be overlooked. Here are several articles about the little things that count.
8 Little Things You Can Do to Strengthen Your Relationship “…little things could enhance your relationship in many ways: They can increase intimacy and are non-verbal ways to express your love.
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6 Little Things That Count in Your Relationship

“Are there things we haven’t noticed that go into our sharing of this wonderful and conflict free experience?” asked Phil.
We just cruise along, day after day, week after week, without any hint of friction or tension. It’s a wonderful experience, and one that we still marvel at each day.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog we write about making time for your relationship. Here are some good, and individually different, articles on this.
The Secret to Finding Time for Your Relationship “Time is a mystery. When we’re young, we have all the time in the world.
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Do You Make Time For Your Relationship a Priority?

A recent study asked people to sit down and make a list of what was most important to them in their life, the things that contributed to their quality of life, and then to write down what activities they did in their day and how many hours spent on each.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week’s blog asks if you’re losing your identity in a relationship. Here are some thoughts to this topic.
How to Be With Someone But Still Be Yourself “But that feeling of merging may contribute to you feeling like you’re losing your identity—or losing yourself in the relationship.
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Are You Losing Your Individuality in Your Relationship?

When your partner accepts, acknowledges and appreciates your individuality, it affords you the possibility of attaining true freedom of expression. In order for this to manifest, you have to recognize the opportunities created, and then act on them…. As you learn to take advantage of the freedom your partner is offering, you will come to appreciate what a wonderful opportunity this provides for you to be yourself, not someone else’s expectations of you.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

 
This week’s blog is on the paradox of intimacy and separateness in a relationship. Here are some interesting writings on this topic.
The Paradox of Intimacy in a Healthy Marriage “To many of us, the struggle for intimacy may seem just as paradoxical.
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The Paradox of Intimacy and Separateness in a Relationship

Woodcarving of couple

Mature love is union under the condition of preserving one’s integrity, one’s individuality…. In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two. Erich Fromm
In our interviews with couples, we have found that there is a really tricky area that partners must learn to navigate together.
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