Shared values and beliefs may strengthen your relationship, while shared expression of values and beliefs makes your bond even deeper

Your spiritual journey can be a key area for reflection and discussion with your partner. Through the sharing of beliefs and discussing your preferences for practicing and expressing spirituality, you can strengthen this area of your relationship. Application: Shared values and beliefs may strengthen your relationship, while shared expression of values and beliefs makes your … Continue reading Shared values and beliefs may strengthen your relationship, while shared expression of values and beliefs makes your bond even deeper

Your relationship can be strengthened when you celebrate shared perspectives and respect differences

Even though spirituality is a personal journey, your relationship can be strengthened when you celebrate shared perspectives and respect differences. Sharing beliefs with each other and discussing your preferences for practicing and expressing spirituality can strengthen this area of your relationship. Be cautious, though, as spirituality is ever-changing and there may be times when you … Continue reading Your relationship can be strengthened when you celebrate shared perspectives and respect differences

Spirituality is ever-changing and there may be times when you and your partner are at different points in your understanding and expression of your spiritual journeys

Spirituality describes the multifaceted connection between an individual and their spiritual beliefs and practices. When spirituality is an area of agreement in your relationship, it can deepen the love you have for your partner and it will support your growth as a couple. Be cautious, though, as spirituality is ever-changing and there may be times … Continue reading Spirituality is ever-changing and there may be times when you and your partner are at different points in your understanding and expression of your spiritual journeys

Learning to support one another and integrate spirituality into your relationship can increase your sense of intimacy and satisfaction

Sharing beliefs with each other and discussing your preferences for practicing and expressing spirituality will strengthen this area of your relationship. While it isn’t about trying to make your partner meet you where you are on your spiritual journey, it is about learning to support one another and integrate spirituality into your relationship to increase … Continue reading Learning to support one another and integrate spirituality into your relationship can increase your sense of intimacy and satisfaction

Often your family of origin will influence your spiritual journey

Sharing beliefs with each other and discussing your preferences for practicing and expressing spirituality will strengthen this area of your relationship. While it isn’t about trying to make your partner meet you where you are on your spiritual journey, it is about learning to support one another and integrate spirituality into your relationship to increase … Continue reading Often your family of origin will influence your spiritual journey

Your spiritual journey might be closely aligned with your partner or it might be poles apart

Spirituality describes the multifaceted connection between an individual and their spiritual beliefs and practices. This term is open for you and your partner to interpret. Every person has a spiritual journey, which most likely began with influence from their family of origin. This means each couple has two spiritual journeys that relate to each other. … Continue reading Your spiritual journey might be closely aligned with your partner or it might be poles apart

Spend a week switching roles with your partner. This will give you a new perspective and appreciation for your partner’s contributions

Whether you loathe or enjoy household tasks, they need to be completed. The distribution of who does what can have a significant impact on your relationship. The responsibility of household tasks falls on both partners, even though one partner might accomplish “more.” As individuals we take on certain household tasks based on interest, ability, or … Continue reading Spend a week switching roles with your partner. This will give you a new perspective and appreciation for your partner’s contributions

When you become more aware of which tasks you and your partner complete, you can evaluate the quality of the distribution

Roles are most likely already assigned in your relationship: someone takes out the garbage, someone else does the laundry, etc. But do you know every chore your partner does to contribute to the entire household? Probably not. There are household tasks we complete routinely that go unnoticed. When you become more aware of which tasks … Continue reading When you become more aware of which tasks you and your partner complete, you can evaluate the quality of the distribution

By reevaluating your roles you may find you enjoy the status quo, or you might uncover some previously unknown resentment

Ensuring reasonable distribution of household tasks can strengthen your relationship, but becoming aware of what roles both you and your partner have distributed is key. It is normal to evaluate the fit of those roles periodically. By reevaluating, you may find you two enjoy status quo, or you might uncover some previously unknown resentment. Do … Continue reading By reevaluating your roles you may find you enjoy the status quo, or you might uncover some previously unknown resentment

Do you know every task your partner does to contribute to the entire household?

Roles are most likely already assigned in your relationship: someone takes out the garbage, someone does the laundry, etc. But do you know every task your partner does to contribute to the entire household? Probably not. There are household tasks we complete routinely that go unnoticed. When you become more aware of which tasks you … Continue reading Do you know every task your partner does to contribute to the entire household?