Successful Relationships Reading Corner
This week, we looked at why looking at wants, needs and values is so important for your relationship. Here are some articles that discuss why values are important in relationships.
Why It’s So Important for Couples to Talk About Their Values “Romantic relationships are challenging, especially when you are wearing your heart on your sleeve and braving your true self with your partner. When we begin dating someone new, we willingly drown ourselves in the heavy currents of infatuation and attraction. As a result, we often forget to check for compatibility—catching feelings for someone and sharing similar interests and hobbies does not equal compatibility.”
Relationship Series: Shared Values “This is the second post in my Relationship Series and will cover the importance of shared values in your relationship. Values are important in your partnership because values are going to help define what is important to you as individuals and as a couple. This doesn’t mean that you have to agree on everything, but it is important that you agree on the issues that you define as most important.”
Couples Who Share These 8 Core Values Have The Happiest, Healthiest Relationships “What are core values? According to the basic definition, ‘Core values are the fundamental beliefs of a person or organization. These guiding principles dictate behavior and can help people understand the difference between right and wrong.’ To sustain love and create a relationship that has what it takes to survive for years to come, we have to be intentional and mindful of how we create that.”