For years, we've talked about finding the right woman -- s omeone we can ride the waves of life with, who will stand by our side for better or for worse. As a man, committing to The One is among the most important decisions we make in life; some may even argue it is the most important.
Moreover, do soulmates really exist? Shula Melameda relationship and well-being coach, ly told Elite Daily that actively looking for your life partner may actually be counterproductive. There's so much that can go into loojing who to share your life with, so I compiled a list of the qualities to look for whenever you feel a spark with someone new.
LeslieBeth Wish ly told elite Daily.
Another foundational aspect of any healthy relationship is mutual respect. A relationship is made up of two or more individuals with their own dreams, goals, and desires.
Wish told elite Daily. Dating someone who is not just your partner, but your partner-in-crime can make even the smallest of moments into an adventure.
Sherrie Campbell, d counselorpsychologist, and marriage lloking family therapist, ly explained to Elite Daily. Friendship and playing together help couples stay together.
Active listening — not just hearing, but taking in everything your partner is saying and engaging with it — can be a fundamental part of any working relationship, seekong or otherwise. Campbell said.
Self-awareness in no way means perfection, but it does imply that both partners are working on themselves individually. Smarrt can create security, which makes room for vulnerability, communication, and trust. Say it with me for the people in the back: Open and honest communication is the foundation of any happy and healthy relationship.
Gary Brown said. Other times, you may get confirmation that there are good reasons that one or both of you are feeling insecure.
Having these conversations requires a certain degree of trust, vulnerability, openness, and self-awareness. You are enough, all on your own.
This article was originally published on May 4, By Anthony D'Ambrosio.