Successful Relationships Reading Corner
This week, we asked how you can delight in the differences in your relationships. Here are some articles discussing different aspects of this topic.
Why You Should Embrace the Differences In Your Marriage “Having differing opinions, unique interests and your own individual tastes makes your partnership that much greater! Your differences help maintain balance in your home and turns the two of you into a powerhouse couple. The key to making this work is embracing your differences. And recognizing their ability to do good things for your marriage and your family.”
Rebuilding Emotional Safety: How to Accept Differences in a Relationship “In addition to using soft start-ups and practicing fair fighting, another effective tool to establish a healthy emotional environment and safety within a relationship is accepting your partner for who they are. When stress is high or conflict is prominent, it can be easy to criticize your partner or point out their flaws. However, for long-term relationship success, the practice of acceptance and accepting your partner for all that they are promotes understanding, respect, and relationship success.”
How To Embrace Individuality And Authenticity In Marriage “Authenticity in relationships means being true to yourself and expressing your honest feelings and thoughts. It means being truly yourself. Being vulnerable and creating a safe space for open communication. Authenticity builds trust and connection more than pretending or wearing mythical masks. In any marriage, you’ll find differences that make each partner unique. These differences aren’t obstacles but opportunities for growth and understanding.”