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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

 
In this week’s blog we wrote about attention and why it is so important in all relationships. Here are some articles discussing that.
Pay Attention. Is This The Simplest Relationship Key? “Experts also point out that paying attention to your partner is not something that always comes naturally.
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In this week’s blog we wrote about why you need time apart in your relationship. We have some links about this for you.
Be Apart to Stay Together “New research shows that happy long-married couples often say their secret is, “We give each other space.” According to an unpublished study by Terri Orbuch, a psychologist and research professor at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research, having enough space or privacy in a relationship is more important for a couple’s happiness than having a good sex life.”
10 Relationship benefits of spending time away from your partner “If you are part of a couple there are many benefits alone-time can bring to your relationship.
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Why You Need Time Apart in Your Relationship

I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other. Rainer Maria Rilke
In a recent blog we discussed sacred space and how important it is to create time on a regular basis for you and your partner to be together.
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Successful Relationships Reading Corner

In this week’s blog we wrote about sacred space, the time spent focused on each other. This week’s links are about that.
The Policy of Undivided Attention “Before you were married, spending time alone with each other was your highest priority.
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Why Sacred Space in a Relationship is Important

One practice that is a major part of how we are together is what we call sacred space – the time when we are together for the purpose of being together. Although every couple has a different way of approaching this, all joyous and nourishing ones have this as an integral and regular part.
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How to Celebrate Your Relationship Our Anniversary Trip

For our 9th wedding anniversary we rented an Airbnb in the California Sierra mountains. We were sitting on the bed, luxuriating in being together in peaceful seclusion, and decided to each write our feelings down. Not surprisingly, although we wrote totally independently, and we have different writing styles, we chose to highlight the same three aspects of our relationship; total acceptance, being present, and taking time to be together.
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How to Maintain Sacred Space in a Relationship

In last week’s blog we discussed what sacred space is in a relationship. In short, it’s time set aside without any outside distractions when you can enjoy each other’s company and reconnect emotionally. There are still a number of questions to be looked at.
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What is Sacred Space in a Relationship?

I so look forward to the time when we come together at night. It is a counter to the noise of the world; it cleanses my soul of the grime of the day. I am no longer pulled by the obligations of the world; I float unbuffeted by them. 
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