PREPARING FOR A RELATIONSHIP

Preparing yourself to be ready to begin a relationship is important. Dealing with any issues from past relationships and being strong in oneself is a significant factor in making a future relationship work.

  • Identify what you can offer to a partner.

  • Break destructive patterns of previous relationship behavior.

  • Discover what you desire in a partner.

  • Develop your communication skills.

 

 

NEGOTIATING A NEW RELATIONSHIP
After the initial high of newly dating you enter the “imperfect phase”. Questioning your compatibility and considering ending the relationship, it is crucial now to learn how to negotiate with each other in order to take your relationship to the next level.

  • Identify the type of relationship you want.

  • Understand the differences of how men and women feel and think.

  • Learn how to respect and cherish each other through communication.

  • Negotiate time, money, space and play.

 

 

ENHANCING AN ESTABLISHED RELATIONSHIP
Long term relationships commonly experience a break-down in communication which in turn can result in conflict, resentment or lack of intimacy. It is paramount to the survival of the relationship you realign inappropriate ways of communicating.

  • Articulate a shared vision of what you want and don’t want.

  • Design and implement a plan to make the vision a reality.

  • Clarify your values and what is important to you.

  • Stay focused so that you do not give up or lose momentum.

 

 

SURVIVING THE END OF A RELATIONSHIP
It may have been after many years of marriage or it could be the end of a very brief relationship, regardless, it can put you in a position where you feel vulnerable or uncertain and it is imperative you establish strong positive beliefs and strategies to support yourself.

  • Overcome anger and fear.

  • What you can learn from your breakup.

  • Develop an amazing future.

  • The creation of a new you – and a new life​.

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