HAVING THE RELATIONSHIP OF YOUR DREAMS<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
I have never met anyone who didn't desire to have a partner or spouse with whom they can experience deep love, understanding, and fulfillment. Unfortunately, few of us have actually learned what it takes to have that kind of a relationship. Well...it's never too late to learn. Here are some basic principles to consider in the important journey of creating the relationship of your dreams:
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- Couples are able to create meaningful connection when safety and trust are part of the foundation in their partnership.
- Partners develop patterns of interaction and communication that pave the way for a secure connection from the very start of their relationship.
- These patterns of interaction and communication are strongly influenced by the patterns of interaction and communication (or lack thereof) that each partner experienced in their relationship with their main caregivers and other significant people while growing up.
- In order for partners to create a secure bond with each other they need to be able to achieve the following: