You respect his opinion. You value his judgment, wisdom and experience and are not so full of pride that you cannot ask and then listen to his take on navigating through work related issues and office politics. Working together as a team, you have unique insight and perspectives that help one another reach your goals.
You stop selecting men you can control. Many professional women I coach have the tendency to be highly attracted to men who are passive and are easy for them to manipulate emotionally. They shy away from equal relationships subconsciously, which becomes a point of contention later on. You change your norm in love to one that is beneficial and causes you to rise higher emotionally, spiritually and in your aspirations. In many ways, you become each other’s accountability partner.
The researchers in this study found an important relationship challenge that has more dimensions to it. The truth always starts with oneself and the particular mindsets each person has going into love. If you believe the men in your life will find your success a threat, that will manifest and become what you experience. The good news? You can change your relationship pattern, no matter what you have been through in love and make your new norm one that will be loving, mutually supportive and satisfying on all levels.
Nancy Pina is a highly recognized author, relationship coach and speaker. She is dedicated to helping individuals attract emotionally healthy relationships through her practical, Christian-based advice. Get the free report: Is He the Right One? and learn about coaching options Nancy has to offer or schedule a complementary coaching session.