It's great to work on your relationship, but sometimes people get so over-focused on relationship problems they stop appreciating their partner’s positive qualities... to the detriment of the dynamic.
In contrast, feeling love and appreciation for your partner — as they are — is often the royal road to growth and happiness for both of you.
When do you advocate for change? When do you lean into “appreciative acceptance?” That’s what we’re discussing today!
Dr. Lisa Marie Bobby
It’s common to fantasize about reconnecting with an ex — either rekindling the romance, or as friends. But should you?
Couples get back together. Past partners can be wonderful friends. But sometimes maintaining your attachment just keeps you stuck in an unhealthy situation.
Is getting back...
Having issues with each other's family is a common source of conflict. It’s hard to set healthy boundaries while also maintaining good relationships with each other's "first family” — particularly if your partner's parents are controlling or intrusive. (Or just very different from your own).