The Recipe For A Healthy, Passion-Filled Marriage

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The Recipe For A Healthy, Passion-Filled Marriage
Are you adding the right “ingredients” to your relationship?

 

  • 2 parts flexibility
    Rigidity doesn't serve your relationship (or you). It can be too easy to be attached to “your” way of doing things that ends up pushing your partner away. Make your priority finding the best solution in every situation...even if it means that you slightly alter your plan or go with your partner's idea instead of your own.
     
  • 2 parts assertiveness
    Passivity and especially passive-aggressiveness will potentially ruin your relationship. Don't cave in or abandon what is important to you in an attempt to keep the peace or to please your partner. Flexibility is key to a healthy relationship and so is knowing what you want and advocating for yourself.
     
  • 2 parts desire
    You've got to have and allow desire. When life becomes too busy or resentments build, passion takes a nosedive. Schedule regular time when you and your spouse can be alone and focused on one another. Resolve disagreements and let resentment go. Keep appreciating what attracts you to your partner and and nurture those feelings.
     
  • All mixed together with plenty of trust and love.
    You're not going to be able to create the kind of healthy and passion-full relationship that you want by leaving out love or if trust is weak. If you sense that either is faltering, address the issue and make changes.

You CAN have an exciting and fulfilling marriage no matter how long you and your spouse have been together. Stay tuned in to yourself and to your partner and keep adding whatever “ingredients” help your relationship be the best it can be.
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Susie and Otto Collins are relationship coaches and authors who help couples communicate, connect and create the relationship they desire.  Click here to get their free ebook, Passionate Heart-Lasting Love.

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Susie and Otto Collins are relationship coaches and authors who help couples communicate, connect and create the passionate relationships they desire.



 

Location: Columbus, OH
Credentials: BS, CCC
Specialties: Communication Problems, Couples/Marital Issues
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