If you dare to be happier than your parents, more vulnerable and more intimate with your spouse than they were able to be, you are forging into new territory for your whole ancestral line. You are changing the future for your children and grandchildren, who will have you as new role models. Here are five relationship strategies that help you create a more harmonic intimate partnership or marriage.
Is it good to get your negative feelings out? Or does venting have a negative side-effect for our relationship? Positive flooding is a way to re-pattern our brain from feeling unsafe with our partner to feeling loved.
Going into a heart-coherent state allows us to listen and speak from the heart. We can shift out of criticism, defensiveness and contempt into a respectful and loving interaction. Heart-coherence promotes that we are less reactive, able to think more clearly and to problem solve effectively.
There are two words in the English language which have an almost magical power. They make us feel appreciated and valued, they bring a smile to people’s faces and they can completely change the energy between two people. We can use them with our family; we can use them with our friends; we can use…