I thought I would do something a little different today….
Emotional Openness in Relationships with the Mrs.
*disclaimer, I am not a doctor nor trained to give any advice on any professional level in psychology, if you need real help please seek someone with the proper credentials to do so, this is my personal voice, opinion and experience that I am sharing*
We must first understand ourselves and know what we truly want and need before we can expect another to learn how to do so with us.
Life affords us so many opportunities and chances to show the person that we love that they matter, that we need them. That they alone can fill a place of dependence and reliance that no other can fill.
To not do so, is not only an injustice to us but to the relationship as a whole.
We can’t always predict what will come our way, in any given moment.
But when things really matter and push comes to shove we need to make decisions and choices that will reflect our inward emotions to the external person.
Sometimes these moments comes as instants, when we really need to be in touch with ourselves and our surroundings to make decisions in a moment that correctly reflect our emotions and needs and allow our partner to feel them also.
Hardships can fall when we are not in touch with our own emotions and needs and the emotional needs of our partner.
In order to enact this we must truly know what matters to us. What matters most to our own person and to those of the person we have chosen to let into ourselves.
We need to learn to understand ourselves.
We must truly be open and be one with our partner.
One of the most challenging things to learn in relationships is opening ourselves, self- reflecting, exposing and addressing our spiritual and emotional needs and to take into consideration the needs of another.
Take a moment to think about these questions.
Are you open?
How would you define openness in relationships?
I will be following up this post with 4 more segments addressing openness, how to self reflect, exposure and how to identify our own spiritual wants and needs and how to differentiate between the two. This is with the hopes to help you first understand what you really want and need in your life as an individual in turn helping you to be in a healthy emotional relationship with your partner.
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