Archive | Forgiveness

Respectful Communication – Part 1

I have witnessed couples at restaurants talking so disrespectfully to each other, to the point that I got embarrassed. With raised voices in angry tone, they draw attention to themselves and disturb other people in the restaurant.   One of the fastest ways to destroy a relationship is by taking the other person for granted […]

Stop trying to change your partner – Pt 3

This is the third part of the 3 part series… read Part 1 here. One of the biggest challenges that couples experience in relationships is that they operate from a belief that they can successfully change who their partners are as people and how they routinely behave. During the early stages of a relationship, the […]

Stop trying to change your partner – Pt 2

This is the second part of the 3 part series… read Part 1 here. The problem with this perspective is that it keeps us separate from them and damages our relationship. When we judge our partner, we relinquish our ability to learn from their experiences. As long as we refuse to see in ourselves the […]

Stop trying to change your partner – Pt 1

Only God can change someone. If you try to change your partner you’ll constantly be frustrated because you are not God and only God can change someone. Much of the struggle in our relationship because we feel powerless and inadequate, unworthy, unlovable or incapable of getting everything we need to make ourselves happy and fulfilled. […]

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