Successful Relationships Reading Corner

This week we wrote about improving your life and your relationship by setting your intentions. Here are some helpful articles on different aspects of this topic.
The Nature of Intentions in Relationships “How important is intention in the growth and development of healthy relationships?
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You Can Improve Your Life by Setting Your Intentions

Intentions have transformative power. Together you can create and set your intentions toward love and peace. You can set them to bring joyous satisfaction and accomplishment to your mutual lives. With these kinds of potential benefits in mind, it furthers you to find ways in your relationship to consciously set intentions and to remind each other of these goals.
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This week, we wrote that it’s important to avoid assumptions in your relationship. Here are three good articles about assumptions and their negative effects, and a delightful video to boot.
Making Assumptions RUINS Relationships “Making assumptions can cause undue stress and drama, as well as destroy our relationships and even prevent us from having the kind of loving relationships we desire.
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It’s Important to Avoid Assumptions in Your Relationship

Maude, wigs and books

Last night we were hanging out and sharing about our week when we discovered that we had a brief incident of misunderstanding, occasioned by assumptions and overall lack of communication. It wasn’t a big thing. It might have gone unnoticed, but for the fact that we tend to communicate about most of our inner experiences together.
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This week, we wrote about the powerful value of play in a relationship. Many studies bear this out. Here are some details and statistics about how play affects us all.
The Power of Play “…play’s value among adults is too often vastly underrated.
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The Powerful Value of Play in a Relationship

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The late Dr. Karyn Purvis, Director of Texas Christian University’s Child Development Center stated, “scientists have recently determined that it takes approximately 400 repetitions to create a new synapse in the brain…unless it is done with play, in which case it takes between 10 and 20 repetitions.”
Play is an experience where pleasure and learning are combined in a relatively stress-free environment.
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This week, we wrote that neediness is not good for you and your relationship. Here are some articles with suggestions on how to handle this issue.
5 Ways to Become Less Emotionally Needy In Relationships “Most of us feel ’emotionally needy’ at times in relationships – meaning that during a difficult or challenging time in our life, we need more emotional support than usual.
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Neediness is Not Good for You and Your Relationship

Some people are a pleasure to be with. You feel a warm glow after leaving them. In contrast, there are people who drain you; after spending time with them, you feel exhausted. They’re angry, defensive or self-absorbed. One way or another, they’re needy.
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This week, we wrote about supporting the growth of the other person in your relationship. This sounds obvious but proves to be a challenge for many people. Here are some articles that may help with this.
Partner Power: Supportive Relationships Linked To Personal Development “Your romantic partner can be a source of encouragement or discouragement and whether they uplift you or deflate you can determine what you achieve in life.
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Support the Growth of the Other Person in Your Relationship

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We’ve always held that one of the reasons our relationship works so well is that we respect the individuality of the other person. A core value and bedrock of our relationship is the commitment we share to supporting the growth of each other as individuals.
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