Aggravated that your needs are not being met? What are those expectations, and are you and your partner aligned on them? Taking time to better understand your needs and desires may be a vital part of establishing a successful partnership.Read more
The best plan to tackle Valentine’s Day is to plan a day around you and your brilliant friends who might also be in the same boat. Here’s some ideas on both sides of the pond that don’t involve sitting at a table for one in a restaurant full of couples.
Does your partner perceive you as someone who exists primarily to serve their happiness? Do they value you as a person? If you’re still weighing up the pros and cons of getting together with someone, it’s very much worth your time and effort to have a dialogue with them about their values, their views and their perception of what love really means.
Emotional intelligence is paramount to enjoying a successful relationship. By taking the time to understand why you feel as you do and honing your ability to better communicate this, I believe you will create the footing for an emotionally open and honest pairing.