It seems there’s a contradiction built into our instinct to take; the more we do it, the less we get.
Sharing is another option and leads to a much better outcome.
Crushing your partner in an argument rarely feels good. Most of us would rather weave words together – in ways that find common ground.
A person without safety, lives in fear. A singer without a voice can’t perform. And if you’re the only one talking, your partner will disappear.
Trust and engagement connect people and move relationships forward. That’s when the good stuff happens.
The health of every intimate relationship is built on these principles. A partnership built on what-will-you-do-for-me harshness is brittle and doomed.
Regardless of the state of your relationship today, love, kindness and generosity will always boomerang back to you in some form, eventually.