“Improving Relationships” Blog. We will offer thoughts, ponderings,
advice and ideas for improving your relationships, including your relationship
with your self. Yet another way to help you bridge the gap from where you are
in your relationships to where you want to be.
from some sorting and cleaning. Just like our homes can collect junk, if we are
not careful our relationships can do the same thing.
when they are clutter free. Likewise our relationships become much more
pleasant when they are clutter free. We can begin by identifying and discarding
unnecessary conflict. There are some battles that are simply not worth
fighting. When you take a look at your list of pet peeves, decide which ones
could disappear simply by improving your own attitude. Choose to let those go.
It is very freeing to get the trash out of our homes and out of our
ext work on resolving past issues.
Choose to solve the solvable issues. For the unsolvable issues, the ones where,
no matter what, the two of you will never agree, choose to either change your
attitude so that it becomes a non-issue or learn to accept what is, even though
you may never be completely happy about it.
whether it was intentional or not, saying, “I’m sorry” and backing that apology
up with efforts to change, goes a long way to improving the comfort of your
relationship. If you have been hurt, choose to forgive your partner and let it
go, rather than hanging on to the resentment and allowing it to clutter up your
hidden treasures, remember great times together. Laugh, smile and enjoy time
together. Choose to move toward, rather than away from each other.
are the things that you should throw out as you de-clutter your relationship:
old, (unless it is working in which case it is more valuable than an antique)
and in with the new. Make the new quality items, such as:
- Protected time together
- Creating happy memories
- Responsibility for yourself and to each other
a clutter free relatio